Example sentences for: amid

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

  • A dozen luxury hotels sprawl amid spacious grounds next to dazzling white beaches, with two championship golf courses, a convention center at the Sheraton Nusa Indah Hotel, and the Galleria, a modern shopping and restaurant complex in the same area.

  • But amid the chorus of demands for punishment of the industry, one group of profiteers continues to enjoy public sympathy and the favor of politicians: tobacco farmers.

  • Shortly before his death in 1973, after Darger moved out to a nursing home, his landlord opened up his room and discovered, amid piles of presumably artistic debris (hundreds of pairs of smashed eyeglasses, balls of string, old pairs of shoes, scores of empty Pepto-Bismol bottles), one 2,600-page autobiography, an 11-year weather log, 87 watercolors, 67 pencil drawings, and the tale of the Vivian Girls.

  • Amid all the triumphant rhetoric about the orderly transition from welfare to work, it seems that many people who are still entitled to food stamps aren't getting them for reasons that include ignorance, new state restrictions, and the general down-with-the-welfare-state ethos of the age.

  • Amid the festivities, a crazed white woman appeared claiming to be Bliss' mother.

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