Example sentences for: allot

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

  • Studies suggest that a wide gap exists between the 2 minutes clinicians typically allot to seeking evidence [ 2 ] and the amount of time needed to search MEDLINE [ 4 12 13 ] . Indeed, "some have likened MEDLINE searching to attempting to drink water from a fire hose" [ 15 ] . Although MEDLINE is certainly more difficult to search than other resources recommended for evidence-based medicine, the other resources, in aggregate, probably require excessive time to search if they are searched in sequence as recommended.

  • The article mentions a couple of recent, highly visible financial scandals but does not allot space to the back-stabbing political environment that is thought to have helped them surface.

  • When a builder gets socked with a damage award because one of his houses falls down, we don't allot a share of the money to the subcontractors on the theory that they will lose work if business falls off.

  • The NYT and LAT allot the top of column one (journalism's traditional spot for the day's No.

  • Corporations that have budgeted for contributions of a certain size are loath to allot large amounts of additional cash in the middle of the year.

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