Example sentences for: diverted

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

  • The WSJ 's "Work Week" column reports that Y2K preparations had diverted computer specialists at many companies from other projects, which are now back on the front burner.

  • 1. "The International Monetary Fund admitted--well, I say 'admitted' because it sounds more dramatic than 'said'--that it has no idea whether money it loaned to Russia's central bank was improperly diverted by Russian banks further down the line, because the IMF leaves the monitoring of disbursements to central banks.

  • Literature might be better served if rage or remorse were diverted into parlor comedy.

  • Investigators are examining whether mobsters diverted funds--including foreign aid--out of the country through an offshore network built by a former International Monetary Fund official.

  • Some aspiring Saudi mujahideen, intending to go to Chechnya, encountered difficulties along the way and diverted to Afghanistan.


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