Example sentences for: abandon

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

  • Since she has not, until this moment, shown interest one way or another in her inherited religion, her sudden zeal to abandon it seems clumsy on Begley's part.

  • There is no evidence that ADC in the '30s (or long after) caused husbands and fathers to abandon their wives, and no evidence at all to support the insulting statement that women "went on" having babies "by whomever" in order to increase their very meager welfare payments.

  • Taxes soared to pay for his wars, and more and more peasants had to abandon their fields when press-ganged into his armies.

  • 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.

  • Men tend to abandon such remedies if they're not immediately effective.

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