Example sentences for: discouraging

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

  • That's an argument for discouraging gun ownership through taxation.

  • The federal government is often accused of gross hypocrisy for discouraging smoking while rewarding farmers for growing the weed.

  • workers, by otherwise discouraging U.S. workers from applying, or by purging U.S. workers from their workforce.

  • The transformation of the inheritance tax into the "death penalty" provides more grist for satirists who wonder whether Republicans, having condemned the "marriage penalty" for discouraging marriage, now worry that the inheritance tax is discouraging death.

  • By discouraging working, saving, and investment, the United States tax code--like any tax system--meets that standard with ease.


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