Example sentences for: defending

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

  • The piece quotes various city employees defending the practice on grounds of competitiveness, etc., but never cites any baseline specifics about what most people make.

  • The national edition of the New York Times leads with the report that Reno and Freeh wrote a joint letter to the committee defending and explaining their noncompliance.

  • Defending the cause of "Ebonics," Professor Ron Emmons of Los Angeles City College asserts, among other fancies, that "Black English is in Negro spirituals ('Dat Ole Man River,' 'Ah Got Shoes')."

  • Newt Gingrich and other conservatives, while accusing Clinton of defending "quotas," complained they were underrepresented on the advisory board.

  • Stockdale defending McCain's sanity in Friday's New York Times ? Next up: Latrell Sprewell on W.'s potty mouth.


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