Example sentences for: drilling

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

  • On alt.politics, for example, a couple of dozen folks spent several days drilling down on Bill Bradley's health-care proposal.

  • But since the Gwich'in opted out of the 1971 Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act, they stand to make no profit from new drilling.

  • The WP has Clinton advisor Paul Begala's reaction to House Majority Leader Dick Armey's comment that if he were facing the same sexual misconduct charges as Clinton, he would resign: "If goofy ideas ever go up to $40 a barrel, I'd like to have the drilling rights to Dick Armey's head."

  • Both the NYT and LAT run front-page pieces reporting that on Monday, the Clinton administration decided to allow Conoco to conduct oil drilling on a federal property in Utah where last year, during the election, Clinton established a national monument to protect the wilderness from development.

  • The merged company would be particularly vulnerable to anti-trust charges in its retailing and marketing operations, says the NYT , as opposed to the more competitive exploration and drilling arenas.


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