Example sentences for: states

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

  • Though Bin Ladin's destination was Afghanistan, Pakistan was the nation that held the key to his ability to use Afghanistan as a base from which to revive his ambitious enterprise for war against the United States.

  • Settlement was much more rapid in the United States than it had been in Europe, and this has affected the place-naming patterns.

  • USAT emphasizes Floyd's nationwide toll, favoring numbers to do so: One million people in New Jersey ordered by authorities to boil their tap water; total damages possibly as high as Andrew's $26.5 billion, the U.S. record; 62 deaths in 12 states and one in the Bahamas.

  • Latin Americans of Japanese descent were extradited from their countries by the United States, and interned just as their American brethren were, yet received no reparations.

  • Similar bills are pending in other states, and a bill pending in Congress would require the Department of Education to include the potato famine in all the model curricula it concocts.

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