Example sentences for: debated

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

  • Liberals debated whether the sentence was 1) bad because the death penalty is always wrong or 2) good because the death penalty has been applied in a racially discriminatory manner.

  • The paper reports the surreal detail that while the House debated Clinton's impeachment, White House strategists were holding a two-hour meeting to plan Clinton's State of the Union speech next month.

  • But these days, unspeakable crimes are no longer spoken of, murder is what happens to your portfolio on a bad day, "family values" are debated through the Internal Revenue code, and the "death penalty" is a tax issue.

  • On March 23, the House of Representatives debated a proposed resolution condemning the Council of Conservative Citizens, a racist group that Senate Majority Leader Trent Lott has come under fire for addressing.

  • Committee members debated the material line by line--or "sex act by sex act," as one committee source tells the LAT . Basically, the Democrats are trying to screen out as much material as possible, holding it to be not probative but merely inflammatory, while the Republicans are opting for maximum disclosure, arguing that the full House has already voted for just that.


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