Example sentences for: abandonment

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

  • The NYT and USAT report inside that a man and his wife were arrested Monday on child abandonment charges after they left their severely disabled son in a Delaware hospital ER with a note saying they could no longer afford to care for him.

  • In Singapore, where Madeleine Albright met Chinese Foreign Minister Tang Jiaxuan this weekend, the Straits Times said Monday that U.S.-Chinese relations are now on the mend because both countries oppose Taiwan's abandonment of the "one China" policy.

  • Perhaps when the unworkable but stylishly nostalgic Star Wars anti-missile system is deployed, a part of President Clinton's request for the biggest increase in the military spending in decades, Clarke will lose his fear of abandonment.

  • The temporary abandonment of tight little waists represented no more than a change in method.

  • In many variants the reason for her abandonment by her lover is their class differences.

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