Example sentences for: abound

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

  • Since I lived in South Florida, where real tropical exotica abound (poisonous toads, walking catfish, two-foot-long green lizards from Cuba, etc.) it was easy to flummox visitors.

  • Deer and moose abound for the hunters; farther north there are herds of caribou, and, up towards the Arctic Circle, a few polar bears, too.

  • But second-best situations abound, and here's the upsetting thing that economic theory tells us about them: In the world of the second best it is not guaranteed that a move toward eliminating the market imperfections will make the market more efficient . In such a situation, for example, cutting regulations and increasing competition might make consumers better off--or it might make them worse off.

  • Pregnancy rumors abound, but only the Globe has a damning photo of Anderson's abdomen, highlighted with a red circle to point out its eyebrow-raising convexity.

  • Parallels abound, from tottering President Yeltsin (akin to weak pre-Hitler President Hindenburg) to vulturous oligarchs (Weimar tycoons) to the staggering inflation and recession.


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