Example sentences for: placating

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

  • Bill Kristol ( This Week ) spins the most elaborate explanation: The United States has lost support in the Middle East after the recent Iraq standoff, and the first lady's intentional gaffe is an unofficial way of placating Arab leaders at the expense of Israel.

  • But the reality is that job cuts have more to do with an ill-considered definition of the bottom line than with placating Wall Street.

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