Example sentences for: instill

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

  • Perhaps the only celebrity divorce where stepping out was not a factor was that of Michael Jackson and his wife, Debbie Rowe, a parting that even the tabloids had a hard time trying to instill with the slightest hint of dramatic tension.

  • Assemblies, homecoming week festivities, car wash fund-raisers, pep rallies, proms, graduation ceremonies--these rituals instill in their participants the "school spirit" that persuades many alumni to return to town every five years for reunions to celebrate high school's glory days.

  • Participants uniformly agreed that the nation needs a strong, viable SEC to instill investor confidence in our markets.

  • My favorite expert opinion comes from Dr. Dina Al-Refai, family medicine expert: "All these aches may instill in the child a hatred towards the school and finally have a negative impact on his academic performance, she remarked."

  • Instead, he pledges "to usher in the responsibility era," in which we will "confront illegitimacy," instill "discipline and love" in juvenile justice, and accept that "we're responsible for our neighbors and helping in our communities."


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