Example sentences for: affirming

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

  • In the '20s and '30s, U.S. judges even issued court rulings affirming Santa Claus' existence.

  • Accused of using a private company to carry his campaign loans, DeLay had trouble affirming or denying his connection to the business, answering with Clintonesque equivocations.

  • They are mistakes at sentence level rather than word level; prosodic rather than lexical mistakes; mistakes of stress, intonation, and syntactic segmenting: in effect, accentuating the wrong word or syllable, modulating the pitch incorrectly (a rising rather than falling tone, say, or a questioning rather than affirming tone), and pausing in the wrong place.

  • The LAT , in its front-page piece, has this too but adds the detail that, at the insistence of Egypt, the U.S. has also accepted language in the resolution affirming the territorial integrity and independence of Iraq.

  • This is celestially ordained blondness, the mark of God's favor, affirming the signal beauty of the old pagan deities who had already given all blondes--torrid or chilly, fake or real--an edge for 2,000 years.


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