Example sentences for: debt

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

  • Saving some portion of the projected budget surpluses would allow the federal government to reduce the overhang of federal debt built over decades of deficit spending.

  • For each state, we obtained a sample of all hospitals for which both charity care and bad debt data were available yearly from 1994 to 1999.

  • LOAN GUARANTEE -Any guarantee, insurance, or other pledge with respect to the payment of all or part of the principal or interest on any debt obligation of a nonfederal borrower to a nonfederal lender but does not include the insurance of deposits, shares, or other withdrawable accounts in financial institutions.

  • Last week, the New York Times accused Chase-Riboud herself of pinching several paragraphs from a nonfiction work for her 1986 book, Valide: A Novel of the Harem . Chase-Riboud acknowledged her debt to the previously published work, but claimed that she had done nothing wrong because the book was a "reference" and her novel was intended to be a "seamless narrative using both documents and fiction."

  • government would have to borrow again from the public to finance deficits over the long run, the simulation implies that, absent policy or economic change, debt held by the public could be fully eliminated before the end of the decade.


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