Example sentences for: absorb

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

  • But the Guardian of London reported on its front page that the countries of the European Union are "at loggerheads" on the issue and insist that they can absorb no more than a 10 th of the one million Albanian Kosovars ousted by Serbia.

  • Instead of herbs some curanderos use an object for the sweeping, such as an egg or a lemon, believing that it will absorb the harm or illness affecting the patient.

  • Lacking heroes, villains, and a moral compass, the first two-thirds of the film leaves you adrift, which means that Hanson and his co-writer, Brian Helgeland ( Conspiracy Theory ) have to absorb you with the force of their storytelling.

  • In other words, the issue is the quantity of violence that kids absorb from television, video games, and movies.

  • 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.


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