Example sentences for: destroying

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

  • The translation for each full-length L1 sequence was analyzed for the presence of nonsense mutations, and for missense mutations that inhibit retrotransposition activity by destroying the catalytic sites of the endonuclease or reverse transcriptase or any other critical residues on which retrotransposition depends (see Materials and methods for a complete list) [ 12, 14, 46].

  • In 1991, the walls of this nationally important monument were resurfaced with gray concrete, destroying the external character of the building.

  • When they arrived at their destination, M. and her family made a terrible discovery, "We discovered that our clothes were soaked through--the top clothes were so wet that the dye had bled through down to the lower levels, destroying lots of other clothes.

  • After blaming liberals for destroying the United States' expansive optimism and conservatives for weakening Americans' faith in national government, the article says that the country can revive its spirit with a grand national mission.

  • "A ragged line of storms ripped through one little town after another in Mississippi, Alabama and Georgia, destroying homes, churches and schools, burying hundreds in rubble, even sucking people out of their damaged houses and leaving one man dead in the branches of a tree."


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