Example sentences for: decades

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

  • We need not be bludgeoned with the information that the world has become more bureaucracy-ridden in the past few decades, a trend that probably began in the 1930s to be reinforced through World War II.

  • 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.

  • His sculptures of the last two decades of his life--he died of a heart attack in 1980, at the age of 68--look perfectly at home in MoMA's sculpture garden.

  • Not only will the ABM program absorb money from programs that might actually benefit the country, but by taking scientists and engineers away from real work, it will skew technological progress for decades.

  • This series, and several others, amply support my claim that U.S. living standards have been declining in the last two decades, and refute Krugman's claim that First- and Third World wages are converging "through a process of leveling up, not leveling down."


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