Example sentences for: den

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

  • To ward off child molesters, the city of San Mateo, Calif., has proposed background checks and fingerprinting of Little League coaches, den mothers, and others who volunteer their time to children (never mind, as the Wall Street Journal reports, that less than 10 percent of all child molestations take place in an institutional setting; that most accused child molesters have no previous convictions; and that child abuse is down in the '90s).

  • Meanwhile, is that computer you got your father for Christmas--hoping to bring the old man out of the Stone Age, for heaven's sake--sitting mockingly dark and silent in the den, unused and unloved?

  • Its orchestrations, especially David Tom's guitar loops, are as near as anyone's ever come to the sensation of smoking, even if by the time she gets halfway through the Hollies' "The Air That I Breathe" (click to hear it)--"Peace came upon me/ And it lee-ee-ee-eaves me weak"--she seems to be unwinding from a heavy night at the opium den rather than down to her last Marlboro Light.

  • Like thousands of others in my line of work, every year at tax time I wrestle with the issue of which four-digit number to write in on this schedule, the instructions for which mention a huge number of self-employment scenarios, none of them envisioning a guy creating copy in his den.

  • The park was named after the Netherlands’ premier poet Joost van den Vondel and designed in the English fashion of the times.


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