Example sentences for: outnumbered

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

  • During the Boer War he successfully commanded a vastly outnumbered force of 1,250 men during the siege of Mafeking, and he went home a national hero.

  • Though greatly outnumbered, Anglo- and French-Canadians fought victoriously side by side at Châteauguay.

  • In the final struggle for Québec, the courageous French military commander, Marquis de Montcalm, led outnumbered troops to a victory at Ticonderoga.

  • Even so, by 1947 immigration had swollen the Jewish population to such an extent that Jews now outnumbered Arabs three to one (600,000 to 200,000), and the violence continued to escalate.

  • This shocking act recalls the climax of Sam Peckinpah's The Wild Bunch (1969), in which a prisoner is executed with similar defiance, and Russell builds to the same wordless exchange among the protagonists: Those manly looks that say, "We're outnumbered and outgunned.


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