Example sentences for: displace

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

  • An editorial darkly warns that China is modernizing and expanding its military in order to displace America as Asia's dominant power.

  • Rather, Dark Side 's significance lies in the countermyth that Hersh constructs to displace Camelot--an anti-Camelot in which every public virtue conceals a private vice.

  • Most scientists involved in the debate agree that MPAs should be one component in an overall management scheme, but worry that until the crucial element of fishing effort is resolved, MPAs may just displace the vast industrial fleets.

  • In this case, genes that function for primary biosynthesis in the donor genome did not displace the corresponding genes in the recipient genome, but have instead been recruited to a specialized function.

  • acecray outcray putting the ace on the bottom of the deck, where the dealer can abstract it bah-bah negligible object cake-slashing assault and mayhem century hundred dollars chippy dissolate girl chivvy unpleasant odor clip your tongue be silent cram the paper cheat at cards cut your chops mind your own business five hard a fist, or a punch frill girl, woman glued their traps remained silent going to the timbers retreating grand thousands dollars grease it pay bribe money, or blackmail hamburger down take it easy hock your skin make a difficult promise hootch liquor hotsprat trival but agreeable en- tertainment in the hole out of money lame your foot deprive you of assistance leathered kicked unfairly lippy-chaser a negro who prefers whites payman, a a cadet pinktail white person scrub face slide them into the eject them to the concrete sidewalk spreadeagle to knock down stick it capture something stick-stick defeated by the previous capture stretch jail term three-nine sexual variant thumb use the thumb to displace cards in a poker-game trip his muscle over-reach himself wraps, or skins, or strips dollars


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