Example sentences for: abandoned

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

  • He advanced himself as the spokesman for the abandoned conservative fringes, as an entrepreneur of right-wing anger.

  • On the evidence of his book, Pistone was truly torn up about having abandoned his family for the years it took him to infiltrate the mob, but he didn't lose as much sleep over what he was doing to his Mafia family.

  • He abandoned segregationism when South Carolina's blacks became a powerful voting bloc, throwing his support behind the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday, hiring black staffers, and recommending a black man for appointment as a federal judge.

  • In 1981, he abandoned his plans to sell advanced fighter planes to Taiwan, a move that would have offended the mainland Chinese.

  • The fact is that this country is practically swimming in abandoned pets.


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