Example sentences for: states--

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

  • Maine is one of 48 states--California and New Hampshire have opted out--spending the $50 million a year Congress allocates for abstinence education, with every $4 of federal money matched with $3 of state funds.

  • I pour the stuff to start sons and daughters fit for These States--I press with slow rude muscle, I brace myself effectually--I listen to no entreaties, I dare not withdraw till I deposit what has so long accumulated within me, Through you I drain the pent-up rivers of myself,

  • Most people living outside the farming states--Today's Papers included--enjoy a good laugh every four years when presidential candidates go to Iowa and become disciples of farm subsidies.

  • The controversy began in 1947, when Great Britain withdrew from the Indian subcontinent, creating two states--India (predominantly Hindu) and Pakistan (predominantly Muslim)--out of the subcontinent's hundreds of territories.

  • Now some form of paycheck protection has been adopted in five states--Wyoming, Idaho, Washington state, Ohio (where it was later struck down in court), and Michigan.


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