Example sentences for: pawn

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

  • "Crack-up at Justice," the cover editorial, argues that Attorney General Janet Reno is an ineffectual pawn of the White House and that the Immigration and Naturalization Service and the FBI are rogue agencies.

  • The Democratic amendment would require background checks for all purchases at gun shows and for anyone who tries to buy back his gun from a pawn shop.

  • As Ottoman control weakened, Egypt became a pawn in a larger game.

  • Thomas is a cipher, a man who lets himself be used as a pawn until he erupts in an unconvincing fit of rage before the Senate Confirmation Committee.

  • They show me all the evidence of gambling blight you'd never want to see, from a youth-center-turned-crack-house to pawn shops to sex shops to down at heels casinos to quickie motels.

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