Example sentences for: abate

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

  • The demands for protection would not abate because for the U.S. industry competing against imports, it doesn't matter how the clothing was produced . When the U.S. consumer is offered cheaper shirts from abroad, the United States loses the same number of shirt-making jobs regardless of whether the shirts were produced by workers making 30 cents an hour or $30 an hour.

  • I am happy, by the way, that Abate did not say that studying Latin helps you to think clearly—an erroneous notion still often heard.

  • Frank Abate (“Unraveling the American Place-Name Cover” [XVIII,2]) missed a few choice names: there is a village (though without a post office) named Obtuse , Connecticut; many know about Truth-or-Consequences , New Mexico, named for an old quiz show.

  • Frank Abate writes that “the recent comeback [of Latin studies] owes much to the recognition of Latin's pedagogical value, especially as a vocabulary builder, something both intuitively and statistically known to be true.

  • Dr. Frank R. Abate, who has been conducting research for a comprehensive place-name catalogue, has sent us a listing of some interesting names in the U.S. that raises some questions.


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