Example sentences for: abandoned

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

  • Taxes imposed on the Moors served to finance the building works, which eventually had to be abandoned for lack of funds when the Moriscos revolted 12 years into the reign of Philip II (1556–1598).

  • Washington has long abandoned thoughts of defending against a full Russian onslaught--even a launch unauthorized by Moscow would easily swamp the proposed U.S. defenses.

  • Holly Hunter and Danny DeVito turn in solid performances as two lonely Manhattanites abandoned by their spouses, and Queen Latifah sparkles as a wise cabaret singer.

  • Ellison wrote these stories after having abandoned a career in music for one in literature.

  • The WP front also features a story about the Tripp-Starr-Jones nexus, but where the LAT focuses on how Tripp helped Jones, the Post says she abandoned Jones to help Starr.


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