Example sentences for: derailed

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

  • The cynical spin: Now that the peace process is back on track, terrorists are staging bomb attacks in Israel to make sure it's derailed again.

  • (It's probably safe to assume that Lewinsky herself has turned down the $2 million that Bob Guccione offered her to pose for Penthouse , according to the New York Post .) Even though it was the Star , back in 1992, that almost derailed Bill Clinton's candidacy with its revelation of his affair with Gennifer Flowers ("He introduced me to things I've never done before, like oral sex"), none of the tabs came up with new women or other bombshells this time.

  • The deal was almost derailed at sunrise yesterday, when Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu threatened not to sign the accord unless the U.S. released Jonathon Pollard, a well-known spy for Israel.

  • However, publicity about Moussaoui's arrest and a possible hijacking threat might have derailed the plot.

  • At age six or later, when the growth slows, the already derailed connections may no longer be able to incorporate experiences.

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