Example sentences for: inaction

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

  • Japan's bank plan, which must get the approval of Parliament before being enacted, is intended to address the country's estimated $550 billion in troubled loans, and as the LAT notes, to assuage the rising tide of international complaints, especially from the U.S. and China, about Japanese inaction.

  • It was the duty of Tenet and the CIA leadership to balance the risks of inaction against jeopardizing the lives of their operatives and agents.

  • A Netanyahu aide observed, "If we allow our fear of retaliation to dictate our action or inaction, we will have handed the terrorists the ultimate victory."

  • When the Sudanese refused to hand over three individuals identified as involved in the assassination plot, the UN Security Council passed a resolution criticizing their inaction and eventually sanctioned Khartoum in April 1996.

  • We argue that there is currently a short window of opportunity to take action to control the HIV epidemic in Nepal—and that inaction will lead to HIV becoming the biggest killer of the young and middle-aged in the next decade.


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