Example sentences for: stake

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

  • You can see some of his belongings, his famous portrait by fellow-monk Fra Bartolomeo, and the picture of his burning at the stake in Piazza della Signoria.

  • And next door is the home of Jack London, who made more money from his novels of the wild North than from the stake he worked on at nearby Henderson Creek.

  • On the other hand, JQA struggled to stake out his own terrain as a lawyer or, his ultimate fantasy, a poet.

  • It will become the world's third-largest aerospace firm, behind Boeing and Lockheed-Martin, and will own an 80 percent stake in Airbus Industrie, Boeing's main competitor in the commercial passenger-jet market.

  • The second article, which appears in the current issue of Esquire , is by David Brock, author of The Real Anita Hill and The Seduction of Hillary Rodham . Accompanied by a kinky photograph of the author, tied to a stake with his chest bared, it describes how Brock became persona non grata on the right by writing too sympathetically about Hillary Rodham Clinton.


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