Example sentences for: abandon

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

  • "Many of them were compelled to abandon the mobile homes they had owned for years, because they lacked the financial resources -- typically $2,500 to $3,000 -- which would have been required to move their homes from the property," Yacknin wrote.

  • Radek is dangerous and evil, he says, and although he presents no immediate threat to American interests, it's high time for us to abandon such piddling, hypocritical concerns as the national interest.

  • Yes, the top right-hand column of the New York Times tells us that France will give in to President Clinton and agree to limit the expansion of NATO to just three former East Bloc countries for now (that's the national edition--the Metro edition uses that prime print estate for a story about New York Governor Pataki's decision to abandon a major welfare cutback).

  • His lack of supportiveness left her susceptible to the needy, seductive Bill Clinton, which led her to abandon her political dreams and take up his, which made her resentful, which caused her to push him even harder than his own considerable ambitions were already doing, whereupon he self-destructed, which left them both in a horrible mess, from which she has emerged in her early 50s a new woman, ready to break out of her chrysalis and fly.

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


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