Example sentences for: disrepair

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

  • This 17th-century building was constructed by Governor Samuel Day, who arrived from England, found the old governor’s house in disrepair, and built this house using government land and government wood — yet he refused to hand over the house when he was ousted from office after only two years.

  • At the eastern end there’s a wonderful children’s playground, and the Conservatory of Flowers, a Victorian glasshouse from Britain that remains in disrepair after a particularly violent storm a few years ago.

  • It is slowly receiving a massive facelift, with assistance from UNESCO, but most of its mansions remain in terrible disrepair.

  • Once the home of the Dukes of Bragança, it fell into disrepair and was reconstructed from ruin in the 1930s.

  • Amazingly, this complex was allowed to fall into almost total disrepair over the centuries, and was used as a barracks for Napoleon’s troops during the Wars of Independence.


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