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.

  • In the Wall Street Journal , Francine Prose accuses the curators of inflating the designer's import with implausible claims that he was influenced by Yeats and Kandinsky.

  • Whereas the cynical view of the criminal trial was that a black jury ignored its instructions by acquitting Simpson in order to sock it to the Los Angeles police, the cynical view of the civil trial is that a white jury ignored its instructions by inflating the compensatory-damage figure in order to sock it to Simpson.

  • Even the Pentagon, which has long featherbedded its budget by inflating the Moscow threat, has largely stopped pretending that Russia can endanger U.S. military interests.

  • Instead, capital has gone to property investment, inflating asset prices and making the city the most expensive in the world.


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