Example sentences for: defeating

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

  • If investors feel they can't make money investing in IPOs underwritten by Hambrecht, they'll pay less for them then they would if the same companies were being underwritten by more established investment banks, thereby defeating the whole purpose of going public with Hambrecht.

  • Take the now-retired Paul Simon of Illinois, who took a courageous position in support of the balanced-budget amendment and held to it consistently--even in 1995, when the Democrats were one vote short, and wouldn't have succeeded in defeating the amendment without the help of Republican Mark Hatfield.

  • The main instrument they used for defeating him was a call for obeisance to a false god, Balancing the Budget.

  • Talk about defeating the purpose.

  • "At a time when Americans are growing increasingly cynical about public service and increasingly disillusioned about their political leaders," McCain charged Saturday, "I was disappointed to see my fellow Republicans' reaction to recent comments and writings by Pat Buchanan concerning our nation's role in defeating Nazi Germany.


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