Example sentences for: decades

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

  • After the initial round of white flight, Charlotte maintained for the next two decades a mix of roughly 60 percent white and 40 percent black students.

  • 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.

  • Chapter 12 (“The Economic Viability of Textiles”) places U.S. textiles in an international context, detailing the ways in which the domestic industry has adjusted over the past several decades through dramatic productivity enhancement.

  • A winter storm blanketed the Midwest . Weather experts hyped it as one of the worst snowstorms in decades.

  • All these last several decades I have been overwhelmed with feelings of horror & despair; annihilation; nothingness; barrenness & void.


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