Example sentences for: demerits

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

  • After a few serious minutes in which he defended himself fairly effectively against accusations of hypocrisy for leaning on the FCC on behalf of a contributor, McCain seemed transported back to his days at the naval academy, when he made it his object to acquire as many demerits as possible without actually being expelled.

  • AOL enlists 14,000 volunteers patrollers who delete 'offensive' messages from chat rooms and message boards and assign demerits to their authors.

  • One can debate endlessly about the merits and demerits of the walkout (and that is exactly what Walter Oi and Thomas Geoghegan are doing in Slate's "Dialogue" titled "The UPS Strike"), but it's hard to claim that Carey trumped up the strike.

  • I know that English has merits and demerits.

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