Example sentences for: destroy

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

  • Millions of retirees and middle-aged women do it, and officials say that's fine, as long as they do it for "health purposes" and not to "promote superstition, spread rumors, engage in sedition, destroy social order or hold mass assemblies."

  • We identified 85 full-length L1 elements that, if translated, would yield full-length ORF1 and ORF2 proteins that did not contain any missense mutations known to destroy their retrotransposition potential (Table 4a).

  • The editorial says Secret Service agents should not be forced to testify against the president, as this would 1) destroy what little privacy the first family has left; 2) reduce agents' effectiveness as the president seeks to evade their gaze; and 3) necessitate a tightknit, loyal presidential entourage, like that of a dictator.

  • When only half the expected number of sockeye salmon returned to Bristol Bay to spawn this summer, more Alaskans began wondering if unrestrained exploitation might, in the end, destroy the schools that lay the golden eggs.

  • That these leaders pillage their people, destroy their economies, and leave no legacy apart from large Swiss bank accounts tends to obscure their achievements as models of efficiency.


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