Example sentences for: depriving

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

  • Providing escape routes from the inner city may make the ghettos worse by depriving them of their most competent residents.

  • First, Fannie Mae pays no state or local taxes, depriving the needy District of Columbia of perhaps hundreds of millions of dollars.

  • The president often skirts the law by appointing "acting" officials who "act" for years (such as Lee), depriving the Senate of its constitutional right to approve appointments.

  • Here are a few of the methods of child-restraint practiced by our forefathers and foremothers--many of whom were patriotic, religious, and of high moral character: swaddling their children, depriving them of food (it was thought to keep babies quiet), tying them to chairs, and beating them severely.

  • Potentially, a host could evolve resistance to such manipulation by maternally inherited bacteria by depriving those bacteria of cues indicating gender.


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