Example sentences for: abandoning

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

  • By abandoning macroeconomics the profession not only leaves the world without guidance it desperately needs; it also risks letting the fuzzy-minded literati reclaim the ground they so deservedly lost 60 years ago.

  • Sartre's view yields a sort of sexual Heisenberg principle: There is an inherent tension between physically abandoning yourself to another on the one hand and sexual planning on the other.

  • On his side in support of the measure was another Republican representative, John Ensign of Nevada, who told of his own father abandoning his family, forcing Ensign's mother to support three children by working as a "change girl" in a Las Vegas casino.

  • § 1101(a)(15)(H)(ii)(a) (1994) (an alien "having residence in a foreign country which he has no intention of abandoning who is coming temporarily to the United States to perform agricultural labor or services . . . of a temporary or seasonal nature").

  • 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.


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