Example sentences for: pawns

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

  • In "The Week/The Pawns," William Saletan's coverage of the Garry Kasparov vs.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Lacking the solidarity to unite and too weak to resist by themselves, Italian kingdoms and duchies were reduced to convenient pawns in Europe’s 18th-century dynastic power plays.


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