Example sentences for: demolished

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

  • A triangle of sand — the area now bordered by the Passeig Nacional, the Avinguda d’Icària, and the beachfront Passeig Marítim — first housed dispossessed families when the Ribera district was demolished to make way for the Ciutadella fortress.

  • He repeatedly calls on his followers to embrace martyrdom since "the walls of oppression and humiliation cannot be demolished except in a rain of bullets."

  • Good reviews for this corny Capra-esque Australian comedy about a working-class family's fight to keep its precious but hilariously tacky home from being demolished for an airstrip.

  • These gardens used to belong to the governor’s mountain lodge, but the building was demolished by the Japanese during the occupation of Hong Kong.

  • This landscape is no accident or happy coincidence but a living museum created in 1960, which has brought together a number of farmhouses, windmills, dairies, and barns — real agricultural buildings which would have been demolished had they not been relocated here.


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