Example sentences for: allies

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

  • With the orang laut pirates as allies, Srivijaya controlled the Straits of Melaka (known in colonial times as Malacca), a key link between the Indian Ocean and the South China Sea.

  • Pataki and his allies swallowed the plan hours after calling it "laughable" and "absurd."

  • Whether Clinton and his allies can win the war remains to be seen.

  • The NYT publishes a below-the-fold headline that almost reads like a satirical teaser in The Onion : "In Intense but Little-Noticed Fight, Allies Have Bombed Iraq All Year."

  • The betting is that Chubais, a free-market advocate whom Yeltsin promoted just last week, can now put allies in key jobs and restart economic reforms.


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