Example sentences for: defend

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

  • You could interpret that as a story about well-meaning do-gooders who hurt the very people they're trying to help, but such an interpretation would be hard to defend.

  • In Milan, the Corriere della Sera carried an interview Friday with feminist lawyer Gloria Allred, who said that the impeachment crisis had "lacerated the women's rights movement, which feels obliged to defend Clinton because he has raised many of us to positions of power."

  • Buchanan argues that Britain and France never should have pledged to defend Poland.

  • There was a slight rebound in the market Friday when Russian President Boris Yeltsin pledged to defend the ruble.

  • Unless the two people have an agreement not to read anything about Monica, both defend against extreme unhappiness by reading the info, settling for moderate unhappiness.


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