Example sentences for: able

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

  • It is not clear why and how the immune system is able to recognize or target intracellular autoantigens.

  • The NYT reports that FAA agents masquerading as airline passengers have been able to smuggle guns, hand grenades and bombs past security guards or have gotten the weapons sent in through exits.

  • This year, a record number of institutions (seven) were able to persuade the AAUP that they had cleaned up their act and should be removed from the list; 50 schools still remain under censure.

  • We were therefore able to use flavopiridol to study the turnover rate of mRNA on a genomic-scale.

  • Quoting "sources in Washington," the Independent 's Jerusalem correspondent, Patrick Cockburn, said planners considered this the optimum date for attack, because by then 1) the United States would have three carriers in the Gulf and 2) the United States and Britain would be able to say they had given ample time for diplomatic moves by Russia and France to bear fruit.


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