Example sentences for: destroy

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

  • But almost as soon as he had experienced this Cinderella-like reversal of fortune, Soutine developed second thoughts about his work up to that point and tried to destroy as much of it as he could get his hands on.

  • It seems that last month, at a naval base near Murmansk, a 19-year-old sailor killed eight crewmen aboard a nuclear submarine and took control of the vessel for twenty hours, repeatedly threatening to destroy it, creating the potential for what one scientist quoted in the LAT calls a "floating Chernobyl."

  • On the NYT op-ed page, former Reagan administration diplomat Paul H. Nitze argues that America should unilaterally destroy its nuclear weapons.

  • "Hitler wanted to destroy the Jews, and indeed he destroyed them," he explained.

  • Hence, the immunotherapy tested herein would have to destroy all neoplastic foci to affect a complete cure, which is perhaps too much to expect; our view is that the stringency of this system has advantages as a readout for therapeutic strategies, in the observed efficacy may be more predictive of responses in the clinic that those observed with subcutaneous tumors.

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