Example sentences for: impending

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

  • Partisan squabbling over Lee's impending recess appointment subsided with this face-saving news: It now appears that Clinton will make an "acting" appointment of Lee, which is supposed to clock out in 120 days.

  • Many traders blame the cable networks , which dwelt on the first circuit breaker and reported it as a sign of an impending crash.

  • Last week, in what was seen as a sign of his impending retirement, he invited all the priests in the archdiocese to see him celebrate the Chrism Mass.

  • Clinton's impending punishment may be unjust, but as a character he lacks Billy's innocence and forthrightness.

  • Sheehy's psychological biography of the first lady is deemed old news by the critics ("compartmentalization, the need of children of alcoholics to please and Hillary the enabler, who feels closest to Bill when she's saving him from impending disaster") that will be of use only as a "compendium of all the previous reporting on the Clintons' marriage" for "people who have been trapped in a mine for the last few years" (Gail Collins, the New York Times Book Review ). The Washington Post 's "Reliable Source" column has had a field day pointing out factual errors in the book over the past few weeks.


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