Example sentences for: inroads

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

  • The Post piece says Castro is making diplomatic inroads in the English-speaking Caribbean as U.S. aid drops, while the NYT notes that it was the U.S. that actually finished the airport the Cubans were working on at the time of the invasion.

  • While we have made significant inroads, there remains much to be done and it is clear that we cannot do it alone.

  • And while multinational chains have made inroads, they seem less blatant here than elsewhere.

  • This meaning is obsolete, but it hung on until late in the last century, even though the current sense of `offensive or highly disagreeable' began to make inroads as early as c. 1600.

  • The WSJ and the WP report that Kodak is set to announce a deal with AOL designed help the film manufacturer counteract inroads on its business being made by computerized photography: You bring your film into a Kodak authorized developer and the snaps are returned digitally to your AOL account.


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