Example sentences for: abuses

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

  • . . . Some of the abuses that took place underthe Bracero program can be directly attributed to the way the program was administered.

  • He contends that such abuses of power are common--and largely ignored--in the specialized anti-gang and anti-drug units of the Rampart Division.

  • Fred Thompson "bitterly denounced the White House yesterday for stalling the Senate's investigation into campaign finance abuses and announced that his committee will subpoena the administration for all outstanding documents relative to its inquiry."

  • Australian troops discovered nine charred bodies, the first physical evidence of human rights abuses.

  • The Times catches the U.S. ambassador to Guatemala spinning: "I believe that the report's focus is appropriate, that these were abuses committed by Guatemalans against other Guatemalans--the result of an internal conflict."

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