Example sentences for: amid

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

  • On Thursday,amid reports that Hustler magazine was preparing to expose his extramarital affairs, Livingston confessed that he had strayed from his marriage "on occasion."

  • During the last few days, however, Chatterbox has been a little pressed for time amid the hurly-burly of domestic life (the refrigerator broke down, the Chattersitter smashed up the Taurus wagon), and he's been looking for shortcuts.

  • Both Tlr4 and TLR4 lie amid repetitive sequences of retroviral origin, and no other genes are detected close to either of them using homology searches or the gene prediction algorithm GRAIL.

  • The 199-point jump in the Dow Jones industrial average came amid anticipation of a quarter-point raise in short-term interest rates.

  • But please permit an unscientific generalization: There is not a reporter in Washington who seriously doubts, amid this furious DNA hunt, that President Clinton had a sexual encounter with Lewinsky.


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