Example sentences for: defending

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

  • In the on-field tournament, the Vikings have the NFL's best record this year and set a record for points scored in a regular season, but the Broncos are the defending champs and were undefeated until their final three games.

  • Most pundits agree that the revelation of John McCain's influence-peddling letter to the FCC has hurt his campaign, although several--including Paul Gigot (PBS's NewsHour With Jim Lehrer ) and Tucker Carlson (CNN's Late Edition )--think that McCain is just defending his constituents, as he was elected to do.

  • Huntington--like Buchanan--claims not to be a cultural supremacist: He is defending the integrity of all cultures, theirs and ours.

  • The toughest challenge in defending the poor is focusing on a case's merits and not on a client's circumstances, Zucker said.

  • In 1994, defending President Clinton against right-wing hit man David Brock, a liberal pundit wrote: "It would bother me greatly if Clinton was still messing around after the 60 Minutes interview--let alone after the election.


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