Example sentences for: delay

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

  • "When he was late and his mother stood waiting in the doorway, she always seemed to swell, filling the doorframe, to obstruct and delay him, so that she could bulk against his approaching face and scold him.

  • Members of the MAP kinase signaling cascade have been shown to delay apoptosis in a number of cell types [ 37 38 39 ] . Proteins belonging to this family are also involved in cell signaling leading to functional responsiveness of inflammatory cells including chemotaxis and mediator production [ 40 ] . Treatment of rats with endotoxin induced expression of total p38 and p44/42 MAP kinase in adherent vascular lung neutrophils within 0.5 hours, a response which persisted for 48 hours.

  • SBREFA provides that where an agency for "good cause" finds that notice and public procedures are impracticable, unnecessary, or contrary to the public interest, the delay provisions of section 801 do not apply.

  • DeLay aides' spin: "The committee has disposed of this matter."

  • Phil Gramm, R-Texas, and House Majority Whip Tom DeLay, R-Texas, wants to divide the country and keep the issue alive for the next election.


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