Example sentences for: disturb

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

  • It was an "amazingly varied body of work" that was "unified not only by bizarre brilliance but also by its rare ability to disturb" (Janet Maslin, the New York Times ). His most commonly cited shortcoming is what many critics describe as "coldness," even in his most accomplished films.

  • Why disturb the money-making machine?

  • If Wal-Mart could rent its parking lot, get a cut of all sales that take place there, and still not disturb its regular business, why wouldn't it?

  • We have been warned at the apartment building where I live not to disturb the desk clerk by asking for mail before 11:00 a.m.

  • An inhibitory effect of USF on Myc-mediated cellular proliferation has been demonstrated in HeLa cells [ 33 ] , and a non-canonical HLH element inhibits expression of the fibroblast growth factor binding protein (FGF-BP) in several carcinoma cells [ 34 ] . Furthermore, USF2 inhibits binding of hypoxia-inducible factor-1 (HIF-1) to the plasminogen activator inhibitor -1 (PAI-1) gene in hepatocytes in order to disturb transcriptional activation [ 35 ] . Our results add C/EBPβ-mediated activation of RIIβ to the mechanisms inhibited by USF.


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