Example sentences for: inflate

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

  • You are not the sort of folks who need to artificially inflate your in-boxes, thank you very much.

  • As the "Chicano" label fell out of vogue, many of its supporters joined forces with the "Latino" camp, accusing the "Hispanic" partisans of grouping Mexican-Americans under their rubric to inflate their numbers.

  • The reason is the fear that, for the purposes of reapportionment and federal revenue distribution, the techniques will help Democrats artificially inflate the numbers of traditionally Democratic minorities and city dwellers, who are hard to reach by traditional head-counting methods.

  • The subgerminal cavity, distinct from the evacuation zone, begins to inflate under the embryonic shield, but little outside it.

  • The correlation among DZ twins in conflict is suspiciously low because it is a smaller number than for any of the other networks this, of course, would inflate the overall heritability of the conflict network.

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