Example sentences for: incurring

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

  • An acquisition that lacks either or both of these elements is at risk of incurring unnecessary cost overruns, not meeting its planned delivery schedule, and not satisfying agency needs.

  • What I mean is that by confronting this woman with something that is really none of your business, you run the risk of incurring her enmity and making yourself a target for social unpleasantness.

  • The Saudi daily Asharq al-Awsat noted that an election in high summer meant these tents would have to be air-conditioned, incurring costs that could deter some potential candidates from running.

  • There's 1) the cost--in time and/or money--of finding someone who already has a copy, and will give it to you for free or for cheap; 2) the risk of getting caught stealing intellectual property; 3) any premiums you pay to others for incurring such risks (as when you get copies from bootleggers); and 4) informal punishments such as being labeled a cheat or a cheapskate.

  • In 1275 the settlement of Amstelredamme, as it was known, received permission from Count Floris of Holland to transport goods along the river Amstel without incurring tolls, giving the city a monopoly on trade along the river.


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