Example sentences for: abandoned

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

  • An analysis claims that Republicans have abandoned foreign policy principles.

  • WP media reporter Howard Kurtz comments today on "the story that every New York reporter believes but few have dared to hint at in print," namely that, "Donna Hanover, the city's first lady, has not only abandoned the reelection campaign of her husband, Mayor Rudolph Giuliani, but also is said to be on the verge of leaving him--largely because of the mayor's close relationship with his 32-year-old communications director."

  • The island abandoned its "one China" policy, which implied China's sovereignty over and eventual reunification with Taiwan.

  • After 1759, most colonial administrators and merchants just abandoned Québec, while many who stayed on moved to the shelter of the new British defenses in the Upper Town.

  • It was definitely known that a road-mender did sleep in a one-room cabin near the abandoned slate quarry.


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