Example sentences for: delay

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

  • A lively discussion has now begun about how to complete the reform of the House of Lords, which for most of this century has had the power only to delay legislation.

  • We should not delay the public health and environmental benefits from reduction of these emissions while we wait for consensus to develop on CO2.

  • It will delay Starr's investigation still further, note all the pundits, though O'Beirne wonders whether Lewinsky's cooperation may eliminate Starr's need to quiz Clinton aides.

  • An article on Zaire advises rebel leader Laurent Kabila not to compromise with President Mobutu Sese Seko, because any delay in toppling the government will damage the country even more.

  • The delay in transcriptional response to soluble Wnt raised the concern that the genes we identified might not be primary targets of Wnt but dependent on the prior induction of other genes.


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