Example sentences for: abandoning

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

  • The USAT lead goes high with the U.N.'s decision, driven by a fear of abandoning East Timor to murdering militias, to buy some time by delaying until Friday the planned evacuation of its remaining personnel from East Timor.

  • Gary Bauer, Steve Forbes, and some Hill Republicans accused Bush of abandoning the GOP rank and file, and Bush backtracked slightly, stressing that the GOP's image as heartless was a Democratic caricature, not reality.

  • Instead of lambasting studios for abandoning artistic principles in favor of the almighty dollar, Ross attacks the Coens for abandoning film school principles in favor of their own.

  • After a bout of jealous banter, the doctor declares a smug faith in his wife's fidelity, whereupon Alice--who has been smoking dope and quietly simmering--wallops him with the news that she once came this close to abandoning him and the couple's daughter for a soldier she locked eyes with at a resort hotel.

  • "The leader of the nonproliferation effort over the last 50 years, the United States of America, is not abandoning its leadership," said Sen.


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