Example sentences for: abide

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

  • Ready, Willing & Able, which runs private homeless shelters, requires participants to submit to frequent drug tests, abide by a range of rules inside the shelter, and make modest payments toward their own room and board.

  • One difference: Schröder hates emotional displays, claiming he "can't abide pathos."

  • If you’d like to stay overnight in this spectacular (and deathly peaceful) area, there is a hostal, Hospedería de la Caridad, behind the church, where foreigners who abide by the strict rules can stay for a mere five pesos a night (see page 133).

  • According to Bob Woodward's The Choice : "Morris was so anxious for Clinton to have as much money as possible for political advertising on television that he proposed that Clinton forgo federal matching funds of some $15 million so the president would not have to abide by the approximately $30 million limit on fund raising during the primary season."

  • Interviewed by the British Journalism Review about the extent of his personal interference in the editorial policies of his newspapers, which include the Independent , Tony O'Reilly, chairman of the Heinz food company, said he gives his editors "absolutely free rein" provided they abide by "some general rules."


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