Example sentences for: deserts

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

  • I have lately been reading accounts of the exploration of the western and northwestern deserts of Australia in the 1870s and I have become very aware of the effect absent necessities might have on the frequency of particular items in discourse.

  • It is stoked when we see them get their just deserts.

  • It is almost too irresistible to wonder: Did Nixon serve up his sympathetic testimony because he knew it would alienate the jury and give Deep Throat what he, Nixon, deemed his just deserts?

  • These toughest of all Canadians have withstood the hardships of the far north, including its icy deserts and Arctic blizzards, but were nearly wiped out by European diseases — measles, mumps, and smallpox.

  • Just deserts, you might say, for those minority multiculturalists who pretended that equality of cultural recognition was as good as equality of actual power: Now whites want to play the same game, recounting to us the sufferings of the Celts, the indignities borne by the Welsh, yet still retaining the power premium they've long enjoyed--as whites.


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