Example sentences for: declined

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

  • The Bradley campaign declined to comment.

  • Per capita expenditure for apparel and related services declined from $1,710 in 1992 to $1,698 in 1994 (in current dollars).

  • USA Today leads with President Clinton's expected proposal today of a $280 million increase in federal funds targeting the enforcement of current gun control laws, a move the paper says is explicitly calculated to meet a recurring NRA criticism: that federal firearms prosecutions have steeply declined under Clinton.

  • He takes a look at recent history and declares that something terrible has happened: Twenty million hot-dog jobs have been destroyed . When he looks deeper into the matter, he discovers that the output of hot dogs has actually risen 33 percent, yet employment has declined 33 percent.

  • Heseltine declined to enumerate his disagreements with his bosses but said: "Put it this way, it's nothing to do with ill health, it's not to pursue other interests, it's not to spend more time with my family."


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