Example sentences for: admit

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

  • They're not even happy; most of them hate the lives they lead, but they can't afford to admit it because they don't know where else to go, or what else to do.

  • According to the Times , the theory under which Clinton may now admit to sexual contact with Lewinsky is this: when he said in his Jones case deposition that he had never had sexual relations with Lewinsky, he was following the definition of sexual relations approved by the Jones trial judge--contact with any of a list of body parts (the paper quotes one Clinton advisor's assessment of the definition: "cockamamie")--but since the list of body parts doesn't include the mouth, it doesn't count oral sex as sexual relations.

  • Hanks is a supremely effective actor, I admit, but there are times these days when I can barely stomach him.

  • Lowell tries to get Starr to admit that he should have told the attorney general about his contacts with Paula Jones' lawyers and that he mistreated Monica Lewinsky by holding her for hours at the Ritz-Carlton and denying her a lawyer.

  • While the library staff isn't taking an official position on the board's decision, Haines did admit, "We have our personal opinions, and you can probably guess what they are."


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