Example sentences for: distancing

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

  • Tarek Massarwa, a Jordanian commentator in the Pan-Arab al-Quds al-Arabi , blasted Arab rulers for distancing themselves from Washington's Iraq policy in public while colluding with it in private.

  • I was compelled to pay strict attention (for four or five hours at a time) to setting, lighting, music, gesture, singing, pace of over-all presentation; to this or that role's performance, costume, formal distancing from the audience (Noh) or Globe-like intimacy with the audience (Kabuki); to traditional methods of men's playing women's parts, audience's anticipation and shouted recognition of favorite plays and actors and moments, tone of voice, etc.

  • Perhaps the two Bush administration officials, or their writers, were aware of objections to the positions attributed to them and decided to take the initiative, Thornburgh by distancing himself from those favoring a `willy-nilly' commitment of troops in Latin America and Cheney by blaming members of Congress for urging `willy-nilly' proposals to cut the defense budget.

  • By then Gore will be campaigning seriously, distancing himself from Clinton, and running macho ads; Bradley will have defined his big ideas and endured the inevitable media backlash to his current rave notices; and the voters will actually be paying attention.

  • On Meet the Press , Joe Klein says that when he asked Gore why he feels so strongly about distancing himself from President Clinton, Gore referred to his struggle to break free of his father's shadow when running in his first race for Congress.


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