Example sentences for: aftermath

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

  • This meeting was originally scheduled for September 13 - 15, 2001, but was postponed in the aftermath of the September 11th attack on the U.S.

  • Second, Congress responded, in the immediate aftermath of 9/11, with the Patriot Act, which vested substantial new powers in the investigative agencies of the government.

  • Singer's decision to set his novel in 1947 allows the book to spin on a historical axis--the aftermath of the Holocaust, the creation of the state of Israel, the birth of the Cold War.

  • FEMA got nothing but brickbats for its slow and stumbling performance in the aftermath of 1992's Hurricane Andrew.

  • This is the late 1960s, abortion is illegal and dangerous, and at the hospitals where Widdicombe works she has seen women bleeding and blue-white with shock in the aftermath of botched abortions--terrified women, dying women.


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