Example sentences for: dashed

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

  • For many of the antigens, the experimental data very closely follow the ideal response (represented by the dashed line).

  • Hopes of setting up a constitutional monarchy were quickly dashed, and Spain was plunged into a century of power struggles at home.

  • The paper said in an editorial: "Any hope of some respite for the world from the brigade of 'trench-coats and snoopers,' especially after the collapse of the Soviet Union and the end of the Cold War, have been dashed.

  • With his left hand Jordan almost imperceptibly held Jackson--this showed up on the television replay--and then dashed past him toward the hoop, taking a pass and launching himself for a two-handed dunk, hanging on the rim an extra second to make sure everyone knew who was in charge.

  • The grand jury's recent failure to return any indictments in the case seems an appropriate juncture, although any hopes that the story might fade away were dashed by this week's Globe cover, which shows JonBenet with the words "IT'S NOT OVER" printed menacingly across her forehead.


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