Example sentences for: delayed

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

  • There are different explanations for the various holdups above--the sentencing commission is empty because Democratic and Republican senators failed for months to compromise on a slate of nominees; Holbrooke's nomination was delayed by an almost-but-not-entirely meritless ethics charge; the Beijing job is difficult to fill because no one wants to defend Clinton's China policy to Senate Republicans, etc.--but together they suggest a process that is astonishingly screwed up.

  • The new SUV is expected to be wildly profitable, but a delayed launch will let GM's competitors get a head start.

  • The paper quotes one defense official as saying the study was actually concluded two years ago, but release was delayed while the brass debated how to portray the results.

  • The delayed effect of IL-2 on endothelial cell permeability observed with this functional assay was supported by gene profiling.

  • The Wall Street Journal front returns to the arena of one of its more widely read pieces of 1999--an airline nightmare story--to tell the tale of U.S Airways' MetroJet Flight 2762, an evening flight from Atlanta to Dulles that has the distinction of being this year's most delayed flight.


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