Example sentences for: demolition

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

  • Kapnikaréa was earmarked for demolition in the 1830s but was saved by the personal intervention of Prince Ludwig of Bavaria, father of Greece’s first king.

  • Your sharp demolition of Miller's Velvet Underground chapter--and man-oh-man, I would not like to be on the wrong end of your critical contempt--convinces me that he suffers from a parallel syndrome.

  • The BJP’s role in provoking the 1992 demolition by Hindus of a mosque in Ayodhya, said to have been built on ground sacred to them, and the widespread racial violence which ensued caused PM Rao to ban the BJP.

  • The building of the Muziek Theater in the 1980s, which resulted in the demolition of several old houses, was a case in point — with vitriolic demonstrations by local pressure groups.

  • The only survivor known to have escaped from the heart of the impact zone described the 81st floor-where the wing of the plane had sliced through his office-as a "demolition" site in which everything was "broken up" and the smell of jet fuel was so strong that it was almost impossible to breathe.


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