Example sentences for: derailing

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

  • Derailing can be done with a few common chemicals or tools (remove a short section of rail), or a tow strap and vehicle (simply pull the rail out of line a few inches).

  • Henry Waxman, D-Calif.,--of derailing the bill in hopes of creating a campaign issue with which to truncheon the Republicans.

  • Daunting to early-20th-century explorers—trapping (and ultimately crushing) Ernest Shackleton's Endurance and derailing Robert Scott's 1901 Discovery expedition—the seasonal pack ice is the lifeblood of Antarctica's marine ecosystem.

  • This would force Starr's prosecutors to answer questions and release documents, possibly derailing his investigation.


How many words do you know? Try our free vocabulary size test!


Search

Search for example sentences

Loading Loading...
Quantcast