Example sentences for: own

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

  • "How is it that a miserably undemocratic, unenlightened culture 400 years ago could be more tolerant of expressions of same-sex love, or the appearance of it, than our own?"

  • I didn't like the way he sold out his own legacy of decent, moderate Republicanism for an ersatz, anti-government populism.

  • Although his parents are very open and mostly mind their own business, there is one issue that leaves me in a tight spot.

  • Giuliani will have given the show's name more credence than it ever had on its own.

  • Before purchasing, visitors should make sure of compatibility with systems in their own countries.

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