Example sentences for: orphans

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

  • Continued effective treatment, care, and prevention programs will reduce the number of orphans and vulnerable children, reduce mother to child transmission of the virus, and improve the lives of families and the strength of communities.

  • This government would enact welfare legislation to care for the widows and orphans of the war.

  • That includes many illegitimate children, orphans, and abandoned children.

  • Only two have received acclaim: Welcome to Sarajevo , starring Woody Harrelson and Marisa Tomei as journalists who save Bosnian orphans; and Ang Lee's adaptation of Rick Moody's The Ice Storm . Flops include The Brave , Johnny Depp's directorial debut.

  • Orphans with tics and dwarfs without lips or teeth ( Jack Maggs and The Unusual Life of Tristan Smith ), 10-year-old parricides and sexually abused teen-agers ( Illywhacker and The Tax Inspector )--Carey documents their stories in exhaustive, loving detail.


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