Example sentences for: abuse

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

  • Rockville (MD): National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism; 1995.

  • The Navy severed its ties eight years ago after reports of sexual abuse at the group's convention.

  • In her column today, Maureen Dowd of the NYT assumes the persona of JFK Jr. to explain the editorial stance of George magazine thus: "I've heard about substance abuse, and I'm staying away from substance."

  • Sarah T. Casey, executive director of Schuylkill Women in Crisis, finds it disturbing that in most cases, the fine for violating a PFA is little more than the fine someone would get for cruelty and abuse toward an animal.

  • The NYT and WP go inside with a new survey of teen-agers indicating that low paternal involvement with a teen is a key determinant of adolescent substance abuse.


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