Example sentences for: destroying

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

  • 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."

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

  • In retaliation for this unsuccessful attempt to expel Westerners from Beijing, military forces representing the eight foreign nations resident in the capital went on a rampage, destroying the national library and even setting fire to the Summer Palace.

  • The other thing keeping the company afloat is that it's been run by people who were taking home nice salaries and plenty of corporate perks even as they were destroying shareholder value with each passing day.

  • actively destroying command areas and suspected weapons sites when Saddam provokes the next crisis.


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