Example sentences for: decade

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

  • Until a decade ago, a simple neon OPEN sign retailed for as much as $400.

  • A decade later, the military establishment had another experience that evoked both Desert One and the withdrawal from Beirut.

  • During the past decade, several plant AQPs have been characterized using Xenopus oocyte, yeast, or plant protoplast swelling assays.

  • A Ugandan paper, the New Vision, has scored the first interview with deposed dictator Idi Amin in over a decade ("An Audience With Big Daddy Idi," reprinted in South Africa's Daily Mail & Guardian ). The profile sketches "Big Daddy" as a playful old duffer--e.g.

  • Cagney riffed on this hard-boiled persona for about a decade, most harrowingly in Angels With Dirty Faces (1938), playing Rocky Sullivan, a killer who freaks out just as he's about to go to the electric chair.

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