Example sentences for: defended

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

  • Four months ago, when George W. Bush launched his presidential exploratory committee, he defended tax cuts by arguing that it was "compassionate" of political leaders "to give people more money."

  • Western miners and loggers defended themselves and their jobs with rifles and dynamite.

  • When asked about reports that Senate Majority Leader Trent Lott had circulated the rumors, McCain defended him: "Trent Lott has been a personal friend of mine for many, many years."

  • In its editorial, Le Monde defended the WTO against its French critics, saying it is much better to negotiate with the United States in a multilateral framework than to let the United States exercise its power in bilateral deals with other countries.

  • Gore has defended the bombing-only strategy so vehemently that he'll suffer if the president does send ground troops.


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