Example sentences for: outgunned

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

  • This shocking act recalls the climax of Sam Peckinpah's The Wild Bunch (1969), in which a prisoner is executed with similar defiance, and Russell builds to the same wordless exchange among the protagonists: Those manly looks that say, "We're outnumbered and outgunned.

  • Times stock than anyone else, he's outgunned on the board by an assortment of younger, much more crass and stock-price-obsessed Chandler cousins.

  • Outnumbered and outgunned, Ngurah Rai and all 96 of his followers were killed in what is regarded as Bali’s last puputan.

  • Out-manned and outgunned, Jackson mobilized a force of somewhat irregular members: an unlikely coalition of militiamen, local Creoles, free blacks, Choctaws, and associates of the privateers Jean and Pierre Lafitte (see page 74).

  • Though vastly outnumbered and outgunned, Deveaux employed elaborate ruses with his little boats to convince the Spanish defenders that his force was overpowering.


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