Example sentences for: standard-bearer

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

  • Those short-term considerations might have been overridden, though, except for one thing: Jobs' insistence that Apple be the sole standard-bearer of the digital revolution.

  • They portrayed the Christian Coalition as conservatism's standard-bearer, declared the coalition's candidates losers, and contrasted this with the success of "the centrist, pragmatic Republican governors."

  • It is no coincidence that Anderson, the standard-bearer for the Yankee-Germanic tradition in 1980, is of Swedish descent--nor is it a coincidence that in 1984, Anderson, formerly a Republican, voted for Walter Mondale, a fellow Swedish-American.

  • Senior statesmen of Henry's own Lancastrian party judged him an unworthy successor to their previous standard-bearer, the legendary Henry V, identified in the popular mind with the romance of chivalry and the tragedy of an early death.

  • Kennedy being elevated, for better or for worse, to the role of standard-bearer for a generation repulsed by America's imperial presumptions, the antagonists became symbols for opposing forces larger than either man could discern.


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