Example sentences for: abandoning

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

  • Many Kyushu daimyo adopted Christianity as a means of winning favor with the Portuguese traders, without necessarily abandoning their Buddhist beliefs or Shinto practices.

  • 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.

  • Judging Amy , a CBS drama premiering tonight at 10 p.m., imitates NBC's Providence , which returns for another season on Friday at 8 p.m., and Providence incarnates a new kind of show second in hotness only to those aimed at teen-agers: the series meant to keep high-spending grown-up women from abandoning network television.

  • 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.

  • "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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