Example sentences for: demolished

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

  • By the time the Russians finally took Budapest, three-quarters of its buildings were demolished and the Hungarian death toll in the war came to about half a million.

  • 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.

  • He bought several Strip properties — the Silver Slipper and Castaways among them — and demolished them to make way for a new kind of resort — Mirage —  which became an instant success.

  • The NYT fronts, and the WP and LAT stuff, word that a powerful car bomb demolished an apartment building in Dagestan housing Russian counterinsurgency troops and their families.

  • The fortress’s principal building, which may have been Henry’s headquarters, has been demolished.


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