Example sentences for: delaying

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

  • Preservation of CD4+ T-cell depletion in the GALT during primary infection may be a key event in delaying disease progression.

  • His "delaying" strategy is to run the clock down until the November elections, then win Congress back with just 12 new seats and shut down the Hill investigations with his new majority.

  • The IMF's number two official is quoted citing the recent tumultuous changes in the valuation of the ruble and in the Russian banking system as grounds for delaying its decision to distribute additional aid until October.

  • Just last week, Indonesia announced that it would put off buying $1 billion in Russian weapons, and Thailand and South Korea are delaying aircraft purchases.

  • His daughter having noticed that the death-warrant was expected from London, attired herself in men's clothes, and twice attacked and robbed the mails (between Belford and Berwick), which conveyed the death-warrants; thus, by delaying the execution, giving time to Sir John Cochrane's father, the Earl of Dundonald, to make interest with Father Peter (a Jesuit), King James's Confessor, who, for the sum of five thousand pounds [something like $5 million today], agreed to intercede with his Royal Master in favour of Sir John Cochrane, and to procure his pardon; which was effected.


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