Example sentences for: decades

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

  • As Paul Krugman points out, gross domestic product growth has been remarkably consistent over the past couple of decades, at about 2.3 percent a year, despite dramatic reversals in economic policy.

  • Alvin Holmes, a 24-year statehouse veteran who has been trying to overturn the ban for decades.

  • It probably has some association with social and moral changes which, over the last few decades, have brought increasingly churlish and irresponsible attitudes.

  • Both the New York Times and the Los Angeles Times lead with yesterday's revelation that a special House committee's secret report concludes that over the past two decades American companies have transferred significant amounts of military technology to China, thereby damaging U.S. national security.

  • Yet they remind us that the number of children killed by guns skyrocketed in the '80s and while tailing off in the '90s remains far higher than in decades past.

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