Example sentences for: destroying

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

  • An even sillier "silly season" story, appearing the same day on the front pages of the Times and the Financial Times , concerned the British government's decision to establish a task force to study the threat of an asteroid hitting Earth and destroying all life on the planet.

  • The Battle of Midway, in June 1942 — destroying Japan’s four aircraft carriers and soon thereafter its merchant navy and remaining naval air-power — cut Japan off from its empire.

  • A story says tourism is destroying the Chicago blues scene.

  • According to the environmentalists' ad, the WTO, by promoting and mandating unfettered trade, is destroying "standards for safety, health and the environment" in "nations … that try to protect the safety of their food, their jobs, small businesses or Nature."

  • In a curious way, gays, their friends, and their enemies have all collaborated in destroying the sexual innocence of cartoon characters by making an issue out of it.


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