Example sentences for: affirm

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

  • Bryant is trying to force Lewinsky to affirm the two parts of his question--"affidavit" and "cover stories"--together.

  • Here, Bryant is offering the word "understand" as a bridge from her mind to Clinton's, hoping she will affirm that Clinton made clear to her that she should lie under oath.

  • High up, the reader is told only that the U.S. game plan calls for taking "substantial military action," which aims to "destroy key military props supporting Iraqi President Saddam Hussein and affirm principles for the post-Cold War world."

  • Sam Donaldson ( This Week ) thinks it odd that, at the same press conference, Clinton refused even to affirm that the president is above the law.

  • Since many senators who think Clinton is guilty of lying and covering up aren't willing to declare him guilty of "high crimes" and remove him from office, the resolution is designed to let them affirm the former without the latter.

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