Example sentences for: abide

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

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

  • She and the other farm workers said they agreed to publicly discuss the Olathe incident to illustrate the hazards laborers face in the fields and to push growers to abide by pesticide-safety laws.

  • To which host Tim Russert replied, "Why won't you abide by the 11 th Amendment and stop criticizing George W. Bush?"

  • In his first congressional campaign, Shadegg promised he would abide by the six-year limit set by Arizona voters.

  • It seems that some folks just can't abide by such rules but that their neighbors do a fine job of turning them in to authorities for such now-criminal violations as lawn sprinkling.


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