Example sentences for: inflated

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

  • 1 billion figure is inflated by any inefficiency and/or wage premium which characterize the

  • Where 2000 values were not available, older estimates were inflated using the Health Care Inflation Index, a component of the Consumer Price Index, supplied by Statistics Canada [ 42 ] .

  • Mediocre food at inflated prices is (I imagine) a small price to pay for the respite these restaurants provide for the harried parent, and guidebook writers feel duty-bound to include them.

  • The few who find the production enchanting claim, "It is hard to think of another American opera composed with a comparable degree of musical sophistication and sheer virtuoso compositional chops" (Richard Dyer, the Boston Globe ). Even the negative reviews give grudging respect to the opera, with the New York Times ' Bernard Holland admitting that it "may also be the victim of the inflated expectations surrounding it."

  • In the short term, after all, the prices of many American Internet IPOs have been inflated by the fact that there are just too few shares out there to meet demand.

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