Example sentences for: abandoning

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

  • A cover story praises Dinesh D'Souza's new biography of Reagan and slams Republicans for abandoning the Gipper's ideas.

  • Reviewers praise Spanish director Pedro Almodóvar for abandoning his campy proclivities to make a film noir with social bite.

  • The LAT runs a top-of-the-front photo of survivors of a massacre in Algeria last weekend and the USAT off-lead gives some of the details: villagers are abandoning their homes to avoid the viscious attacks by Moslem extremists that have killed more than 1,200 people just this week--on top of some 75,000 such murders since 1992.

  • Not that the language has ever been highly logical or ever should be, but what set out on a bon voyage is gradually abandoning ship and heading back to shore.

  • Parents are abandoning the PTA in droves for groups that are more local and hard-hitting, says a report . The PTA's reformist mandate--it pioneered libraries, hot lunches, and kindergartens--has degenerated into mere boosterism.


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