Example sentences for: addicts

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

  • This sounds pretty optimistic, and Larry Rhodes, a formerly homeless man who does "intake" at the shelter McDonald runs in Harlem, says the program has succeeded partly because it screens out drug addicts and hard cases.

  • But that, I think, is a very bad analogy, because heroin addicts tend to be people who believed at the outset that they could escape addiction.

  • Heroin is a drug that can kill you on the very first try, and most heroin addicts didn't start out shooting up with needles--they were smoking pot as teen-agers.

  • As every New York Times reader knows, Rent is a Pulitzer- and Tony-winning "rock opera" version of La Bohème , with a dramatis personae of HIV-positive performance artists, transsexuals, and drug addicts from the East Village, whose cachet was greatly enhanced by the death on the eve of opening of its young composer/lyricist/librettist Jonathan Larson.

  • An article mocks the travails of shahtoosh addicts.

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