Example sentences for: advocate

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

  • Despite all the hoopla over a pro-choice advocate's confession that he had lied about the circumstances under which the procedure is generally used, only five lawmakers switched their votes from "no" to "yes."

  • To advocate that theory convincingly, you'd have to estimate the size of the premium and assess whether it's something that consumers would plausibly pay.

  • Her mother, Joanne Simpson, is widely assumed to be a prototype for Adele August, the exuberantly selfish mother in Anywhere But Here ; her brother, Apple Computer's Steve Jobs, is similarly thought to be a prototype for Tom Owens, the biotech mogul in her last novel, A Regular Guy . (To read an ambivalent Harvard Advocate article by Simpson's niece, Lisa Brennan-Jobs, about her own story's being appropriated in the latter work, click here.)

  • In the early '60s, he was a staunch civil rights advocate.

  • A backpacker favorite, Lonely Planet's guides advocate a budget-minded, low-impact approach to travel.


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