Example sentences for: dither

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

  • An editorial warns that the president may lose both the war in Kosovo and his strong popular support if he continues to dither over the use of ground troops.

  • --In a dither in Boston

  • We've no time to sit and dither

  • Typical among the words over which purists agonize, Fowler-type authorities dither, and about which lexicographers write usage notes are the classic/classical pair.

  • Accusing the United States and other Western governments of "inexplicable delay" in checking "Serbia's relentless offensive" against Kosovar Muslims, it warned that if the world community continues "to waver and dither over what is happening in Kosovo for long," it will find a "Bosnia-like conflict in [its] lap."


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