Example sentences for: abrupt

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

  • It's a pretty abrupt departure, and she has no other job lined up, but who knows?

  • Gore is a man of very similar views to Mr. Clinton," said another, "so there's not going to be an abrupt change in the policies that the president of the United States advances."

  • This might be related to the abrupt changes that occur with manual turning, and pain associated with manual hand clapping on the chest wall.

  • If a big calf or steer was roped with one of these rawhide lariats attached solidly to the saddle horn, American style, and the roping horse came to an abrupt halt or sat back so that the roped animal hit the rope at a run, the lasso tended to stretch like a rubber band and then snap, possibly springing back to knock an eye out of the cowboy.

  • The Los Angeles Times and Washington Post lead with the House Judiciary Committee's abrupt decision Thursday to drop (after only two days) President Clinton's 1996 campaign finances from the areas it will consider in its impeachment inquiry.


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