Example sentences for: decades

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

  • Two decades after Congress first deregulated the airline industry, America's major airlines are starting to sound more than a bit like St. Augustine: "Give us competition, Lord!

  • --DeParle's big concluding anecdote is the story of Michelle Crawford, "a 39-year-old Milwaukee woman who went to work last year at a plastics plant, after two decades of desperation and chronic dependence on welfare."

  • In addition, we show that adult human retinal neurons, which have been fully differentiated as long as seven decades, are capable of expressing foreign genes when administered in this manner.

  • Clear-cutting will destroy healthy and unhealthy trees alike, allow grass to take root, and impede reforestation for decades to come.

  • Baseball hasn't reigned as the "national pastime " for decades.

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