Example sentences for: abandoned

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

  • In London, the Times ran a hard-line editorial saying that "it will not be enough this time for fire-power to be marshalled and then abandoned on some diplomatic pretext.

  • For those reasons, the Pentagon has abandoned its original boasts that stealth planes would be truly "invisible."

  • Distracted by the Napoleonic wars raging in Europe, they finally abandoned the territory when Mexico declared its independence in 1821.

  • But at crucial moments in these movies the vampire always seems to forget he has these powers and ends up wrestling around on the floor of a dusty convent or abandoned factory with the earth-bound hero.

  • There was much cluck-clucking among movie critics about the dual appearance of Firestorm and Hard Rain , since both were about murderous crimes occurring in the course of natural disasters and both featured kick-ass heroines eager to risk their lives for imperiled stained-glass windows or the abandoned hatchlings of a Steller's Jay.


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