Example sentences for: abandon

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

  • My question to you is, at what point (if ever) does it make sense for someone to abandon, wholly or partially, his or her search for an ideal partner and settle for someone with a less than complete set of assets?

  • We wouldn't want everybody to know about our games of binge drinking, sexual abandon, and Boggle, too!

  • If we're talking betrayal, the real betrayal was that Lahti didn't leave the series once the troubled ER clone started to abandon its blue-scrub realism for the creepy random fancifulness that passes for creative on television these days.

  • The dramatic court fight over just how secret the Secret Service is supposed to be--going today to the desk of Supreme Court Chief Justice William Rehnquist at the request of the DOJ--leads at USA Today and the Washington Post . The New York Times and Los Angeles Times lead instead with Lockheed Martin Corp.'s decision, in the face of government antitrust objections, to abandon its planned $8.

  • The answer, from Richard Clarke, the president's counterterrorism coordinator, is: "To extort us, to intimidate us, to get us to abandon our foreign policy."


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