Example sentences for: desert

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

  • After a long discourse on the ins and outs of his vote, Mr. Torricelli drops a hint that when it matters, he will not desert his party.

  • Leave it to William Safire's column to notice that the U.S. name for the operation, "Desert Fox," was the nickname for a "Nazi-era German general."

  • A spokesman for the Joint Chiefs of Staff is quoted saying, implausibly, that "nobody" recognized the connection between "desert fox" and Rommel.

  • It is perfectly feasible to spend a fortnight in Eilat, exploring the Red Sea, lying on the beaches, journeying into the Negev Desert — and never see a religious building or an archaeological site.

  • He had had girlfriends before, but after three years in the desert town of Del Rio, Texas, he joked to a friend, "it was slim pickings."


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