Example sentences for: abandoning

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

  • With his last and greatest piece of sculpture brilliantly evoking all the fierce resolution of a condottiere riding into battle, Andrea Verrocchio need not regret abandoning painting to his pupil Leonardo da Vinci.

  • 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.

  • Applicants for permanent residence status as a rule are more restricted in their travel outside of the United States and must seek permission from the INS to travel or risk abandoning their application.

  • 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.

  • A few years later I would present a symposium paper titled Scholarship as Play, saying academic pursuits manifest the human tendency to extend the learning activity of play all the way through adulthood instead of abandoning it after adolescence, as most other mammals do.

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