Example sentences for: abounds

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

  • Until now, there have been few opportunities to make use of the wealth of natural diversity that abounds in many countries where people are the poorest and population is growing the fastest.

  • Today it's the Wall Street Journal 's turn to report on a nonpressing economic problem: "Confusion abounds," says the paper's "Tax Report," "as many financial advisers apparently aren't aware that the new tax law killed an excise tax that forced people with $1 million or more in retirement savings to carefully time withdrawals."

  • The countryside of Lincolnshire and Leicestershire abounds with village names that end with thorpe and, apart from being called Thorpy by my school pals, the name never caused any difficulty.

  • I am willing to take Bryson's word for many of the bits of information with which this book abounds, to wit, “Among the Xoxa tribe of South Africa the most provocative remark is hlebeshako -- `your mother's ears,' ” the wisdom that “Some cultures don't swear at all,” and the revelation that in Finland, “When you stub your toe getting up to answer the wrong number at 2.00 a.m.,” you mutter (shout?)


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