Example sentences for: declined

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

  • Mansfield declined, however, to tell Chatterbox what the rationale was behind all the legal mumbo-jumbo on Metabolife's Web site, or why Metabolife was (according to its PR firm) unwilling to let ABC News' broadcast rivals help themselves to the unedited videotape of the 20/20 interview, or how Metabolife could own the copyright on an interview conducted by someone else (incorporating, Chatterbox might have added, audio fed to Metabolife from ABC's technicians).

  • If a qualified respondent at a practice was not reached after at least three attempts (n = 269) or the respondents declined the interview (n = 152), the practice was counted as a nonrespondent.

  • The Times says this meeting was confirmed by a White House aide, while the Post says the White House declined to comment about it and has refused to release the relevant entry logs.

  • As the hyaloid vessels disappeared the number of macrophages declined.

  • Interestingly, both firms declined, out of fear about the business impact of appearing allied with the interventionist DOJ.

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