Example sentences for: dent

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

  • "Stock plunge may dent Finnish growth."

  • But, notes the NYT , there are still concerns: a government test has found that there are reliability problems, many due to limitations of battery life, and even if perfected, the technology would make no dent in gun suicide by rightful gun owners, or in the gun deaths lurking in the form of all the "dumb" guns already out there.

  • 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.

  • The odds are very good that if that woman and her beau got married, they would buy a house together and have at least one kid, thereby putting a huge dent in their tax bill.

  • But no matter how much you give to CARE, you will never make a serious dent in the problem of starving children.

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