Example sentences for: abused

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

  • Stephen has abused drugs.

  • Journal 's editorials now oscillate between accusations that the administration abused sensitive information on the one hand, and allegations that it ignored intelligence warnings on the other.

  • With their fluent Vietnamese and Mandarin, they help Tran understand her family's eligibility for Medi-Cal and food stamps, assist the 70-year-old woman in finding a place to live and advise abused women how they can stay in the country while staying away from their husbands.

  • With Shine and Sling Blade --films about men damaged by their abusive fathers--nominated for Best Picture, and Kathryn Harrison's The Kiss moving up the best-seller list, conservatives want to tell you: We were abused too.

  • Nothing distresses Johnson, a distinguished journalist, more than the behavior of the liberal American news media, which are described as having abused enormous power in recent years.


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