Example sentences for: detractors

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

  • In pressing for a tax-free Internet until the end of time, Bush's detractors are ignoring or minimizing whatever costs that would impose on traditional retailers.

  • There is a further bit of embroidery to the myth: it is often claimed that F. A. Muhlenberg, Speaker of the House and member of a prominent assimilationist German family, stepped down to cast the deciding vote damning German in the U.S. forever to minority-language status (Muhlenberg's detractors go so far as to assert that his own German was pretty incompetent).

  • Book -- Truman Capote: In Which Various Friends, Enemies, Acquaintances, and Detractors Recall His Turbulent Career , by George Plimpton;

  • Detractors complained that she should have picked on someone her own size.

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