Example sentences for: delegate

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

  • The president did manage to send the Senate Richard Holbrooke's nomination as U.N. ambassador in February, eight months after the previous U.N. delegate left and eight months after Clinton announced he would nominate Holbrooke.

  • Sam had concentrated power in himself; Edgar Sr. learned to delegate it.

  • The writer does not explore what might happen if, as critics fear, "rogue states develop the capacity to attack our cities," as former U.N. delegate Jeane Kirkpatrick put it.

  • The Guardian of London's reporter John Vidal infiltrated one of the closed working party meetings of the WTO because it issued him with the wrong accreditation--a blue delegate's pass instead of a green press badge.

  • Presidents get into the most trouble not when they behave like intellectuals but when they delegate crucial brainwork to "intellectuals on tap," as Brookhiser calls them.


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