Example sentences for: standing

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

  • More surprisingly, there is not a single mention of the most important public event for Degas during the 1890s, the Dreyfus affair, when Degas didn't just look like a dog but behaved like one, cutting off Jewish friends of long standing and adamantly insisting (along with Paul Cézanne and Renoir) on the guilt of the Jewish army officer falsely accused of treason.

  • This book is a true pleasure to read, whether one's experience with fish is limited to the occasional accompaniment to chips, to Dover sole véronique , or to standing hip-deep in an icy stream at dawn.

  • In 1993 the American Bar Association's Standing Committee on Legal Aid and Indigent Defendants published an exhaustive study of farmworker legal services.

  • 'The wedding was to be in a gazebo on the beach but I don't suppose that will still be standing,' said Kevin, of Stoke, Staffs."

  • Inside families, caregivers may be largely concerned about contracting HIV through casual contact, and outside they fear the gossip that can greatly affect everyone's social standing.


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