Example sentences for: instrumental

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

  • One battalion chief was dispatched to the South Tower but instead responded to the North Tower, where he was instrumental in saving many lives after the South Tower collapsed.

  • The conservative journalists and other reactionaries who have shoved her story onto the nation's front pages hope not only to cripple the president's ability to control the Republican-led Congress, but weaken his support among women voters, who backed him overwhelmingly for re-election and will be equally instrumental in promoting Al Gore to the Oval Office in 2000.

  • Today, I will discuss three broad human capital reform opportunities that are instrumental to agency transformation efforts and that the Commission may want to consider as its work moves forward.

  • That is to say, memories take hold to the extent that they are--if one wants to use the word--"instrumental" for some purpose.

  • It proved a fine defense and was instrumental in Candia’s ability to hold out so long in the siege of the city throughout the 1660s.

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