Example sentences for: absorb

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

  • The article does an excellent job of describing the potential burden of China's size: "With a population of 1.3 billion that expands at 1% a year, the country must add at least 7.5 million jobs a year just to absorb the people entering the labor force," it explains.

  • For returns, however, the dead spot is no good; it would just absorb all the ball's energy.

  • We have selected some of the most interesting and important attractions, but to truly appreciate and absorb what you see, we suggest that you take a few at a time.

  • The immigration study, prepared by the Rand Corp. warns that the increasingly skill-based California economy cannot continue to absorb large flows of poorly educated immigrants and calls on Congress to: reduce new legal immigrant admissions to "a moderate range," allow the rate of immigration to fluctuate with general economic conditions, and add education levels and English proficiency as admission criteria.

  • There’s much — too much — to absorb in one visit, so choose particular galleries or take a Highlights Tour leaflet and pick out just a few works.


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