Example sentences for: dent

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

  • The story doesn't say, but "Today's Papers" guesses these fines don't represent as much of a dent to the bankers as the uninsured losses did to the elderly investors.

  • Dramatic Poesy & Other Essays, John Dryden, Everyman's Library, J.M. Dent, 1912, 1950, p. 100.

  • But a little glitch would have been nice--kind of like a snow day when you were a kid (I'm assuming you haven't been in L.A. your whole life)--something to put a little dent in the manic optimism of the moment.

  • But neither promises to make a dent in the supposed shortage.

  • Other staples in the coverage by the New York Times , the Los Angeles Times , the Washington Post , and USA Today include: the amount of money saved by the veto--about $600 million--doesn't make a dent in the budget deficit, there was much internal administration debate about whether to use the veto, and its use yesterday is almost sure to end up in a Supreme Court case.


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