Example sentences for: defer

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

  • Some people may choose to save enough to maintain a buffer-stock or contingency reserve during their early working years and defer retirement saving until their 40s or 50s.

  • This would lead, for instance, to closer attention to relationships between savings and investment and the human life cycle (rather than abstract analysis on the incentives to defer current consumption).

  • When it came to executive-branch appointments, Hatch was adamant that the Senate defer to the president's choices.

  • People pretty much expect to be taken care of no matter what is wrong with them, and once they get their "insurance" card the hemorrhoid sufferers generally will not defer to congestive heart failure, for example, so the Oregon plan has a fatal flaw; the most basic flaw of all--human nature.

  • Al Qaeda's chief financial manager, Sheikh Saeed, argued that al Qaeda should defer to theTaliban's wishes.


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