Example sentences for: do-gooders

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

  • Eleanor (like all do-gooders motivated by the perilous business of noblesse oblige) might have had her authoritarian leanings, but the point is that FDR wasn't a dictator, and neither was Eleanor, who--whatever she may have mused aloud at the start of the New Deal--never got half the loaf she wanted.

  • You could interpret that as a story about well-meaning do-gooders who hurt the very people they're trying to help, but such an interpretation would be hard to defend.

  • But as I read Great Apes it occurred to me that stiff-lipped reserve hasn't been the sole enemy of emotionally demonstrative English do-gooders.

  • An accompanying article makes fun of several '60s do-gooders who've been arrested in recent weeks for crimes of greed.

  • "In the foreground, the usual do-gooders, blissfully unaware that just behind them a phalanx of officers from NYPD's Special Forces division are aiming their automatic weapons at what they assume are gun-wielding rapists."


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