Example sentences for: pawns

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

  • 24. moskeneer--a mosker sells or pawns things at pawn shops for more than their true value, frequently with a story of need or some other fraudulent con.

  • Those of us who do not get paid in software stock options should not allow ourselves to become pawns, either way, in struggles among those who do.

  • Everyone has a vital interest, it seems, in Mason and Dixon's wilderness survey, and it becomes clear that the pair are really pawns in some obscure sociocultural power struggle that may involve as-yet-unknown advanced communication technologies.

  • The Soviet Union and its pawns and allies really wanted to expand their ideological, military, and territorial influence, and they really were engaged in a winner-take-all contest with the United States and its allies for supremacy.

  • Throughout most of the last two millennia, they were fought over by European superpowers and became pawns in the religious conflicts between Christianity and Islam.

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