Example sentences for: declined

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

  • A spokesman for the office declined to discuss threshold policies and referred all questions to the still-silent Justice Department in Washington.

  • For years the store has declined to sell "stickered music," i.e., pop songs whose lyrics are too saucy for your mall.

  • The LAT lead states that presidential confidant Bruce Lindsey declined to answer some questions during his two-day Starr grand jury appearance, which, the paper says, set the stage for a "Watergate-style battle" over the use of executive privilege.

  • Bin Ladin declined, apparently judging that his circumstances in Afghanistan remained more favorable than the Iraqi alternative.

  • The Washington Post lead notes that Clinton declined comment about the Starr report at Friday's White House breakfast.


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