Example sentences for: decent

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

  • Americans who want a decent smoke can smuggle Cohibas, but caviar enthusiasts can survive the Iranian embargo legally by calling the Browne Trading Co. in Portland, Maine, at (800) 944-7848.

  • One of the worst features of American politics is the way we treat decent people who fail to win elections.

  • I'll take the rumpled editor who takes a bet on a Lorrie Moore and sticks with her until the breakout book--and maybe buys the time by signing up a decent cookbook.

  • Here's his argument: Back before you were born--in fact, before you were even conceived--nobody knew you were going to develop into the sort of sophisticated individual who reads Slate . For all anyone knew, you might have been born without enough skills to boot up a computer--or to earn a decent living.

  • Starr, whom I believe is a decent, courageous man, was one of Bill Clinton's victims.

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