Example sentences for: deserting

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

  • Quoting British defense ministry sources, the Times said that despite reports of up to 1,000 Serb soldiers deserting, "the size of the military presence in Kosovo remains at about 40,000, the same as when the air campaign began."

  • Why are so many Democrats deserting their president, and why are so many Republicans deserting their free-trade principles?

  • There were many German-speaking Americans in Pennsylvania and other states; Dutch settlers in New York and elsewhere could learn to use German easily; German would be easy for other colonials to learn, since it was basically similar to English; the Hessians, German troop levies “rented” by the British, were deserting to the Americans and many wished to remain in America.

  • The reader realizes instantly that a deserting soldier would never think like this--that he would never use these upholstered words.

  • Mostly she tries to make him feel like hell via barbed remarks and/or the silent treatment for "deserting his family" in order to be with me.

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