Example sentences for: defenders

How can you use “defenders” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • In the House, defenders and plotters of last July's attempted coup remain in a state of high paranoid alert.

  • I'm surprised that any time defenders of supply-side economics refer to the Reagan administration for support, commentators don't mention the exponential growth of the budget deficit during those years ("The Supply-Side Virus Strikes Again," by Paul Krugman).

  • In playgrounds across America, young basketball players eschew team play in favor of taking on defenders one-on-one, dunking, and "taking over the game" in crunch time, because they want to "be like Mike," as the advertisements say.

  • Far outnumbered by the 1,700-man invasion force, the defenders of El Morro surrendered after a two-week siege.

  • It is incumbent on defenders of the restrictive definition of USO to explain why postal service should be treated


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