Example sentences for: abandon

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

  • The problem with that one is that once you allow yourself to start positing "tastes" for everything under the sun, you abandon all intellectual discipline--any behavior at all can be "explained" by the assertion that somebody had a taste for it.

  • Though she was crazy for the man until recently, thinks David Frum ( The McLaughlin Group and the Weekly Standard ), she now understands that Clinton will never abandon the first lady.

  • William Weld's decision to abandon his quest for the ambassadorship to Mexico leads at the New York Times , and is the number two story at USAT and the WP . (The LAT plays it on the front too, but below the fold.)

  • The NYT and USAT front the decision by Colt Manufacturing, a leading maker of handguns (and, the NYT points out in a nice historical touch, the inventor of the six-shooter), to abandon much of its retail handgun business.

  • Here we abandon him in the heady presence of treasures laid up on the earth, material wealth in its most concentrated and enduring form.


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