Example sentences for: abandoning

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

  • Abandoning the New Territories and Kowloon, the defenders retreated to Hong Kong island, hoping for relief which never came.

  • Abandoning European dress for his now legendary white cotton dhoti (loincloth) and shawl, and drawing spiritual guidance from all the great religions of India, Gandhi became the simple but powerful symbol of India.

  • In 1965, for example, Dylan went electric, abandoning folk's soft sound, earnest politics, and rabidly loyal fans.

  • An editorial applauds the Clinton administration for abandoning its singular focus on drugs in United States-Colombia policy.

  • 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.


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