Example sentences for: amid

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

  • The Legal Aid office on Montague Street in Brooklyn Heights, where 65 displaced workers have cobbled together space amid the faded and scratched walls, looks more like a bargain basement.

  • Gems Amid the Sprawl

  • It was an opportunity to assert a more creative side of Québec’s identity amid the province’s growing militancy.

  • Amid the clotted air on the platform, Dole let his eyes ease into the night.

  • In China, for example, the big story had been the Chinese government's self-proclaimed diplomatic triumphs, such as President Clinton's visit to Beijing and Chinese President Jiang Zemin's visits to Moscow and Tokyo; in Russia it had been the collapse of the post-Soviet financial system and the humiliation of market reformers; in Israel the disintegration of Benjamin Netanyahu's government amid bitter divisions over the Middle East peace process; in South Africa the report of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission on apartheid-era crimes; in Germany the September election that ousted Chancellor Helmut Kohl and brought the Social Democrat Gerhard Schröder to power; in Italy the country's success in qualifying to join the new euro currency; and in France its soccer team's 3-0 victory over Brazil in the final of the World Cup.


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