Example sentences for: abuses

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

  • He has the mannerisms of a bully, someone who abuses the weak and is cowed by the strong.

  • 1 The IRS commonly abuses taxpayers: The finance committee heard testimony from four victims.

  • 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."

  • But human rights groups in Malaysia and abroad see other motivations at work: A vocal supporter of the embattled ex-Deputy Prime Minister Anwar Ibrahim, Chandra has "frequently criticized the abuses of power by the authorities," writes one Malaysian group.

  • But the TV-Internet disclosure disparity is hard to justify in principle and points to potential abuses down the road.


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