Example sentences for: jabs

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

  • Barney Frank (the top Democrat) announced the decision at a press conference, after which the two traded partisan jabs.

  • But what we like about Frank is that he takes his sharpened pencil and jabs into politicians the same way that he would a third-rate revival.

  • Kristol and both Carlsons--Tucker and Margaret--blame Seattle's mayor for treating the protestors with kid gloves ("a weak mayor of Seattle, I'm afraid, a kind of cappuccino sipper," jabs Tucker Carlson).

  • But our anti-Southern jabs, above, are more than the ordinary scorn of neighbor vs. neighbor, more than urban vs. rural.

  • A few trident missiles in this lefty's side: knee-jerk invocations of God and Flag; jabs at Greenpeace; Charlton Heston delivering the clenched-teeth opening narration; Willis' climactic exhortation to "Chew this iron bitch up!"


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