Example sentences for: dent

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

  • The first cuts the much-loathed annual license fee on cars from 2.2 percent of the car's value to a flat fee of $30, putting a $750 million a year dent in state and local revenues.

  • 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.

  • First, U.S. disruption efforts thus far had "not put too much of a dent" in Bin Ladin's network.

  • The papers note that the main thrust of the AIDS results is that while the new treatment drugs are making a huge dent in the death rate, the infection rate continues apace--at a rate of about 40,000 new HIV cases a year.

  • "[I]t will not seriously dent Saddam's hold over his country.

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