Example sentences for: abandon

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

  • Women are innately less aggressive, and affirmative action supporters should abandon their "harangue against female tastes."

  • The New York Times leads with the decision by Republican leaders in the Senate to abandon their push for a big tax cut this year.

  • There is no law against combining bogus, ad hoc , “foreign” words and the real thing in one breath, just as Keillor's narrator does in his “Altrusian” blessing, juxtaposing what is obviously nonsense next to genuine Latin ( domino ) and Hebrew ( shadrach, meshach, abednego ). Likewise, in ancient Greek magical texts snippets of Egyptian, Hebrew, Aramaic, Coptic, and Babylonian words and proper names commingle in happy abandon with endless concatenations of gibberish, producing a veritable Babelian babble to challenge the ingenuity of Indo-European and Semitist scholars alike two thousand years later, as they wrangle with these more-than-sesquipedalian creations of Greco-Egyptian magical fantasy.

  • My prediction: Before it's all over, Gore and Bradley abandon the electoral process and have a slap fight to see who gets the nomination, and that could mean big bucks for the Democratic National Committee.

  • Sure, I find it interesting to read that some people have fun playing Boggle and touring the dorms together, but is this a good way to find an answer to a question that uses "hotbed" and "sexual abandon" in the same sentence?

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