Example sentences for: deadbeat

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

  • "A lawyer of any kind would help, otherwise they assume you"re a deadbeat," the man said.

  • As adult children of alcoholics, sons of deadbeat dads, witnesses to battered-spouse syndrome, and victims of every sort of paddling and walloping and thwacking, Republicans are no longer ceding ground to Bill Clinton when it comes to feeling the pain of a dysfunctional nation.

  • If you remember the issues floated by the Clinton re-election campaign--gun control for deadbeat dads, for example--the tone will be familiar.

  • Even Zemeckis seems impatient to get to the magic; throughout the middle of this movie he simply checks out, like the directorial equivalent of a deadbeat dad.

  • Look at how deadbeat dads are jailed, how drug- using small-fry get put away for decades, how the 30% of Americans who continue to smoke are gradually being made liable for the entire federal budget.


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