Example sentences for: inflating

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

  • Microsoft Air Bag TM is an instantly inflating balloon that will pin the user to his or her seat until the computer can safely reboot.)

  • Because of the lag time between selecting a eligible control and interviewing them, an intercurrent illness could have caused them to lower or increase their tap water consumption in the four weeks prior to their interview, thereby inflating or deflating the association the between the pattern of tap water consumption and cryptosporidiosis.

  • 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.

  • (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.)

  • The NYT front notes that the price of oil, which has nearly doubled since last winter, is inflating gas, heating, and airline ticket prices.


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