Example sentences for: inherit

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

  • Marriage also helps the survivor to inherit . In most states, a spouse automatically inherits from a deceased partner.

  • 'The meek of the earth won't inherit nothin'--they're a bunch of chumps,' He was quoted as saying."

  • Among the 58 offspring analyzed after crossing mice heterozygous for the 1B4 provirus, 13 failed to inherit the provirus, while 32 and 13 were heterozygous and homozygous for the provirus, respectively (Figure 3).

  • Some of my best friends are children--but I don't want to live in a childproof world, and most kids don't want to grow up to inherit such a safe place, either.

  • If inactivation of these genes is a random process, it was understandable that people who inherit an inactivated copy of a tumour suppressor gene had a higher risk of developing the associated form(s) of cancer than people born with two normal copies, as postulated in Alfred Knudson's (1971) two-hit model.


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