Example sentences for: dilapidated

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

  • Almost as the Spaniards founded their capital on the ruins of an Indian pueblo, the American conquerors of New Mexico built their territorial capital on and around a dilapidated Spanish-Mexican core, little of which remains today.

  • The presence of whites, especially affluent ones, in once all-black schools lifted those schools' quality, since white parents' complaints about outdated textbooks, sub par teachers, and dilapidated facilities were heeded by school officials.

  • They drive it around the country in a dilapidated ice-cream truck trying to keep it cool.

  • For example, a print of in a dilapidated apartment, one in sunglasses with a drink, the other peering across the room, bears the legend "forecasting visibility from the office."

  • The presence of such architectural wonders, no matter how dilapidated, led UNESCO to declare Old Havana a World Heritage Site in 1982.

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