Example sentences for: date--then

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

  • Buy up a large part of the supply of whatever commodity you are trying to corner--it doesn't really matter whether you actually take claim to the stuff itself or buy up "futures," which are nothing but promises to deliver the stuff on a specified date--then deliberately keep some--not all--of what you have bought off the market, to sell later.

  • So someone who "shorts" German bonds--receives money now, in return for a promise to deliver those bonds at a later date--then invests the proceeds in Italian bonds, can earn money for nothing.

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