Example sentences for: defer

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

  • The Washington Post seems to think that George W. Bush's criticism of GOP budget proposals that defer tax credits to low-income earners is more important--it runs that story across five columns at the very top while tucking the nuke puke underneath.

  • 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.

  • Typically, justices defer to the judgment of the executive branch during the event--that is, they would be unlikely to grant an injunction preventing the city from enforcing its curfew while the WTO is in town.

  • Furthermore, investors can choose whether to participate in the buyback or to hold onto their shares and defer taxes completely.

  • And to close down the catering lady, make it a point to tell her that you have decided to defer to her professional experience.


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