Example sentences for: pawn

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

  • This remote easternmost part of Egypt is still sparsely populated, and in its recent history it has been a political pawn between Egypt and Israel.

  • Thomas is a cipher, a man who lets himself be used as a pawn until he erupts in an unconvincing fit of rage before the Senate Confirmation Committee.

  • The WP reports inside that in the year since the federal government required background checks on people trying to pawn guns, the gun inventory of the nation's pawn shops has fallen from 10 million to 3 million.

  • Is Leuchter a raving anti-Semite or a pathetic pawn who thrived on having--for the first time in his life--a bit of celebrity?

  • Before moving a pawn, you have to assess all the possible strategies of your adversary."

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