Example sentences for: inflating

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

  • Probably inflating his own role, KSM says he and a small group of colleagues, including Yousef and Wali Khan, were among the earliest advocates of attacking the United States.

  • (Of course, it could also be 100,000 people a day looking at one page each and turning away in disgust, or it could be 50 of my aunts, uncles, and cousins busily inflating the numbers by clicking up 2,000 pages a day.)

  • Doctorow novel" (David Remnick, The New Yorker ). "This book is to 'true crime' stories what War and Peace is to most war novels" (Garry Wills, the New York Review of Books ). The major complaint: too many digressions, inflating the book to 800-plus pages.

  • The contract was designed not to win the election but to spin it, by inflating an essentially negative referendum on Clinton and his health care reform plan into an affirmative referendum on the conservative agenda.

  • There's a "Heroes" column about the reporter at Chicago magazine who exposed the Beardstown Ladies for inflating the returns of their investment club.


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