Example sentences for: instructing

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

  • By 8:48, officials in OEM headquarters on the 23rd floor of 7 WTC-just to the north of the North Tower-began to activate the Emergency Operations Center by calling such agencies as the FDNY, NYPD, Department of Health, and the Greater Hospital Association and instructing them to send their designated representatives to the OEM.

  • Every news story mentions her latest book, Promiscuities (which, as every reporter notes, is written in "the first person sexual"), in which she reportedly "urges the teaching of sexual techniques" in school--specifically, "instructing teenagers how to masturbate and perform oral sex."

  • General Arnold later recalled instructing Marr to "go ahead and scramble them, and we'll get authorities later."

  • The Moscow summit received less enthusiastic press around the world, though the daily Novye Isvestiya said that although "Clinton did not have much space for maneuvering between support of Yeltsin and instructing potential Russian presidential candidates," everything that he did in Moscow was "correct."

  • One person I know quit his dentist when he spied a pamphlet in the office instructing the dentist in how to get his patients to "trade up" to more expensive treatment.


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