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Question with the noun Abandon

1 example:

Investors have been selling stocks, sometime with abandon. Opportunity?
(CNBC, )

Sentences with the noun Abandon

5 examples:

In art and dream may you proceed with abandon. In life may you proceed with balance and stealth.
(Patti Smith)

Google wants you to know you can snap and shoot with abandon.
(David Pierson in Los Angeles Times - Technology, )

However, on the "Arsenio Hall Show," the two ladies get at it with abandon.
(CNET News, )

With an empty court before her, she’s able to unleash jump serves with abandon.
(Los Angeles Times - Religion, )

Formula 1 bosses abandon plans to reintroduce refuelling from 2017 as a freeze on the upper limit of engines is proposed.
(BBC Sport - Formula 1, )

Questions with the verb Abandon

5 examples:

Why did you abandon me?

Where did you abandon them?

Tom is stuck in his sleeping bag. Should we abandon him?

Should you abandon your music library for streaming?
(Tech Times - Personal Tech, )

Do you abandon it, cut your losses and risk losing face?
(CNBC, )

Sentences with the verb Abandon

100 examples:

We must abandon ship.

We had to abandon our plan.

We have to abandon the plan.

I was forced to abandon the plan.

We were obliged to abandon our plan.

You are going to abandon your children.

The crew had to abandon the sinking ship.

His friend promised never to abandon him.

She refuses to abandon her career for marriage.

The captain gave the order to abandon the ship.

The girl had to abandon the idea of becoming a singer.

There are days where I feel like my brain wants to abandon me.

He had such a headache that he was forced to abandon the meeting.

Shortly after coming back to France, he decided to abandon his career as an economist in order to dedicate himself to his true passion: writing, in Spain.

While welcoming the firming up of the present government policy to abandon the proposal of the reform bill to the Diet, at the same time some are worried that Prime Minister Koizumi won't clearly state the bill's withdrawal.

Hope is the last to abandon the unhappy.
(Italian proverb)

Hope never abandons you, you abandon it.
(George Weinberg)

If we abandon marriage, we abandon the family.
(Michael Enzi)

When you have faults, do not fear to abandon them.
(Confucius in Analects)

You must stick to your conviction, but be ready to abandon your assumptions.
(Denis Waitley)

For every path you choose, there is another you must abandon, usually forever.
(Joan D. Vinge)

Life was given to me as a favor, so I may abandon it when it is one no longer.
(Charles de Secondat)

I had to abandon free market principles in order to save the free market system.
(George W. Bush)

There are many who abandon the life boat when they see what shore it is heading for.
(Valeriu Butulescu in Immensity of the Point)

It's the soul's duty to be loyal to its own desires. It must abandon itself to its master passion.
(Rebecca West)

It is the soul's duty to be loyal to its own desires. It must abandon itself to its master passion.
(Rebecca West)

What brought us to the place where Americans would want to abandon their citizenship?
(CNBC, )

This time he asked them not to abandon it.
(Sydney Morning Herald - World, )

Most people abandon their resolutions after just one week.
(Forbes - Technology, )

Khan has no plans to abandon his dream of fighting Mayweather.
(USA Today - Sports, )

This could cause for more users to abandon the social network.
(Tech Times - Personal Tech, )

More than 200 scientists threaten to abandon the Human Brain Project.
(Tech Times - Science, )

Research suggests that in most cases, it is time to abandon the test.
(Science Daily - News, )

But it's time to abandon the notion that science should be apolitical.
(Nature Materials, )

Bad weather forced 2 sailors to abandon a Taiwan to Guam trip via proa.
(USA Today - National, )

Drones must not become another excuse for police to abandon the streets.
(Daily Mail - News, )

Dominant languages often drive speakers of minority language to abandon them.
(Tech Times - Science, )

Ukraine's parliament voted -9 on Tuesday to abandon its nonaligned status.
(USA Today - World, )

Republicans say Obama failed to dissuade Democrats to abandon a sanctions bill.
(USA Today - World, )

Cadbury is to abandon the twist-off foil wrappers from its boxes of Roses chocolates.
(Daily Mail - News, )

At 94, the leader of the Paurata tribe on Nararo Island has had to abandon his village.
(Fox News - SciTech, )

Nintendo has too much at stake to abandon its hardware business just because of the Wii U.
(Forbes - Technology, )

Sylvester Stallone punched his way into being typecast and isn't rushing to abandon his perch.
(The Denver Post - Entertainment, )

A bitter feud drove novelist Jessie Keane, below, to abandon her family more than 20 years ago.
(Daily Mail - Femail, )

Congressman Cory Gardner's decision to abandon his re-election and instead challenge Democratic Sen.
(The Denver Post - Politics, )

Lewis Hamilton had to abandon plans to wear a one-off helmet for this week’s Malaysian Grand Prix.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

Storm water systems were overwhelmed in Colorado Springs causing many drivers to abandon their cars.
(NBC Weather, )

A passenger plane had to abandon its initial landing attempt at Manchester Airport due to high winds.
(BBC News - U.K. News, )

The plane was heading to Palma in Mallorca when a bird strike forced the pilot to abandon the journey.
(Daily Mail - Travel, )

A malfunctioning water-cooling system forced NASA to abandon its OCO-2 launch plans at the last second.
(UPI - Science News, )

The bank wants to abandon the requirement placed on it in 2009 to sell a large portion of its business.
(BBC News - Business, )

These are the top issues for investors—from how to abandon the euro to what a Grexit means to markets.
(CNBC, )

Find out why experts think people should abandon the idea that drinking eight glasses of water a day is best.
(Tech Times - Health, )

Beat the temptation to abandon your financial goals in 2015 with our month-by-month guide to money motivation.
(Forbes - Personal Finance, )

Bob Arum's threat to abandon the MGM because of sign issues leads to the best of the strangest Sin City fights.
(Bill Dwyre in Los Angeles Times - Boxing, )

Shoppers from Maine to Oklahoma had to abandon baskets of groceries because they couldn't access their benefits.
(USA Today - National, )

A threatened fan revolt has forced Sheffield Wednesday to abandon their plan to appoint Neil Warnock as manager.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

Shell's decision to abandon its search for oil off the coast of Alaska is welcomed by environmental campaigners.
(BBC News - Business, )

The decision by a key rebel leader to abandon the stronghold of Slaviansk has exposed major splits in rebel ranks.
(Sydney Morning Herald - World, )

Russia could be planning to abandon the International Space Station and build a rival base with the help of China.
(Daily Mail - Science, )

Phil Jackson admits the triangle offense hasn’t worked yet for the Knicks, but he will not be quick to abandon it.
(The Wall Street Journal - Lifestyle, )

Britain's Geraint Thomas is forced to abandon the Tour de France after crashing on stage nine in the Jura mountains.
(BBC Sport - Cycling, )

Another country's citizens may be ready to abandon the discredited and economically disastrous ideology of communism.
(CNN - World News, )

Chris Froome will return to cycling in Spain this weekend after being forced to abandon the Tour de France last month.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

Denmark's central bank is reaching for bigger bazookas to battle speculators betting it will abandon its currency peg.
(CNBC, )

Missionary Nancy Writebol, one of two known Americans stricken with Ebola, wasn't looking to abandon her overseas work.
(Fox News - Health, )

Windows XP support may be ending soon, but there are a whole lot of folks who refuse to abandon the soon-to-be sunk ship.
(ZDNet US, )

The driver had to abandon his £250,000 supercar after it ran out of petrol on Tower Bridge in central London last night.
(Daily Mail - News, )

The family were forced to abandon their 4x4 when it overheated and burst into flames at Longleat Safari Park in Wiltshire.
(Daily Mail - News, )

Two Lincolnshire primary schools will become the first in England to abandon the traditional six-week summer school break.
(The Independent - Education, )

Gunmen storm Libya's parliament and start shooting, forcing MPs to abandon a special session to elect a new prime minister.
(BBC News - World News, )

Half-year profits fell at both Morrisons and Waitrose, while online grocer Ocado warned it may abandon price-matching Tesco.
(Daily Mail - Money, )

The UK government's threat to abandon the European Convention on Human Rights has diminished, a senior Conservative MP says.
(BBC News - Politics, )

A decision by Yahoo’s board to abandon its planned spinoff of the company’s Alibaba stake may have been its best option.
(The Wall Street Journal - Markets News, )

India suspend all future tours to the Caribbean following the West Indies' decision to abandon their tour of India last week.
(BBC Sport - Cricket, )

Mike & Molly Mike (Billy Gardell) isn't happy when Vince (Louis Mustillo) decides to abandon a project they started together.
(Los Angeles Times - Basketball, )

Biden said he had urged Xi to exert influence on North Korea so it will abandon its missile and nuclear weapons developments.
(Forbes - Business, )

The recent addition of four bedrooms above "Sargey's" adjacent Smokehouse enables visitors to abandon themselves to gluttony.
(The Telegraph - Travel, )

The 20-year-old footballer was forced to abandon his car after it became submerged in the ditch in a remote wood in Derbyshire.
(Daily Mail - News, )

Thousands of people were forced to abandon their dinner and drinks after a fire broke out on Centre Court in south-west London.
(Daily Mail - News, )

The three men in the foreground had to abandon their truck Friday after getting caught in rising flood waters in Magnolia, Tex.
(The New York Times - U.S. News, )

Netflix disappointed Wall Street on Wednesday, but it may be too early to abandon the stock, some CNBC "Fast Money" traders said.
(CNBC, )

A British family said they had to abandon their home for three days when hundreds of baby spiders hatched from a bunch of bananas.
(UPI - Odd News, )

Benfica and Nacional's clash lasted just eight minutes on Sunday after officials were forced to abandon the game due to heavy fog.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

As our cities continue to grow many animal species have to choose to abandon their changing habitats or adapt to their new setting.
(Science Daily - News, )

Stoffel Vandoorne's crash forced Lewis Hamilton to abandon his final, flying lap when he was on course to make the top-10 shootout.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

Sally Gunnell has urged Perri Shakes-Drayton not to abandon the 400-metre hurdles as she bids to recover from a serious knee injury.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

The Kosovan prime minister is forced to abandon an address to the country's parliament after opposition ministers throw eggs at him.
(BBC News - World News, )

Galatasaray are set to abandon their efforts to sign John Terry in the belief the centre-half does not want to leave Stamford Bridge.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

Just because England have a new coach doesn't mean they have to abandon common sense and adopt radical measures and experiment wildly.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

President Vladimir V. Putin demanded an explanation for the decision to abandon the long-awaited inaugural mission of the Angara rocket.
(The New York Times - Science, )

The euro fell after Greek voters rejected Europe's latest bailout offer, a result which could force the country to abandon the currency.
(CNN - World Business, )

Hampshire director of cricket Giles White says the umpires "made the right choice" to abandon their One-Day Cup match against Glamorgan.
(BBC Sport - Cricket, )

Murdoch last bid for the British broadcaster Sky five years ago but was forced to abandon it at the height of the phone hacking scandal.
(Daily Mail - Money, )

The North Korean government is called on to abandon its nuclear weapons ambitions immediately, the South Korean president said Wednesday.
(UPI - Emerging Threats, )

Gunmen have stormed Libya's parliament and opened fire, forcing legislators to abandon a vote on the next prime minister, witnesses said.
(Sydney Morning Herald - World, )

The popular rally-racing game comes up with an excellent reason to abandon your family and friends in pursuit of a virtual racing career.
(CNET News - Politics and Law, )

Theresa May says it would be "an act of gross irresponsibility" for the UK to abandon its nuclear weapons as MPs debate renewing Trident.
(BBC News - Politics, )

Photo-sharing service Twitpic said it is shutting down by the end of September after Twitter asked it to abandon its trademark application.
(CBC News in CBC News - Technology & Science, )

Australia's Prime Minister Kevin Rudd plans to abandon a contentious tax on greenhouse-gas emissions, as he seeks to win back voter support.
(The Wall Street Journal - World News, )

Negative sentences with the verb Abandon

20 examples:

Don't abandon me!

You can't abandon Tom.

Tom wouldn't abandon Mary.

He will not abandon all hope.

I knew you wouldn't abandon me.

We can't abandon Tom just when he needs our help.

God afflicts, but does not abandon.
(Sicilian proverb)

Real Democrats don't abandon the middle class.
(John F. Kerry)

A good dancer is an educated one, so don't abandon school.
(Deborah Bull)

When a warrior goes to a battle, he does not abandon his friends.
(Klingon proverb)

I wouldn't abandon nobody. I would be lying if I said I was just talking to everybody.
(Puff Daddy)

Do not abandon yourselves to despair. We are the Easter people and hallelujah is our song.
(Pope John Paul II)

Tehran will not abandon its 30-year project.
(The Wall Street Journal - Lifestyle, )

“Mad Money” host Jim Cramer on a stock you shouldn't abandon here.
(CNBC, )

Nintendo shouldn't abandon the Wii U, but they should start building its successor as soon as possible.
(Forbes - Technology, )

Laurent Blanc has warned Chelsea that his PSG team will not abandon their attacking principles at Stamford Bridge.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

China has accused Vietnam of ramming its ships over 1,000 times and said it would not abandon its principles for good relations.
(CNBC, )

Photo-sharing service's founder claims microblogging site threatened to cut off access to API if the startup did not abandon its trademark.
(CNET News, )

An Australian couple involved in an international surrogacy dispute did not abandon their surrogate baby, Gammy, in Thailand, a court finds.
(BBC News - Health, )

Despite mounting pressure to step aside, Nouri al-Maliki vowed Friday he will not abandon his bid for another term as prime minister of Iraq.
(The Associated Press in CBC News - World, )


5 examples:

Do you think we should abandon ship?

When should a crime writer abandon their signature character?
(The Independent - Arts & Entertainment, )

What drives a carnivorous plant to abandon eating meat in favor of a diet of bat feces?
(Science Daily - News, )

Sure, streaming music is awesome, and it’s the way of the future, but does that mean we need to completely abandon the ways of the past?
(Forbes - Business, )

How do we explain to young basketball fans in Sacramento that the team they have rooted for their whole life may abandon the city and move to Seattle?
(Forbes - Entrepreneurs, )

Other sentences

100 examples:

Abandon ship!

I won't abandon you.

All hands, abandon ship!

I can't just abandon Tom.

I will never abandon you.

He decided to abandon law for art.

All hope abandon, ye who enter in.

All hope abandon ye who enter here.

Abandon hope, all ye who enter here.

Abandon all hope, ye who enter here.

I promise you that I'll never abandon you.

He approached life with reckless abandon.

He voiced his opinion with reckless abandon.

I think it's time for me to abandon that idea.

I think it's time for me to abandon that plan.

Now that pessimism prevails, the executive will abandon the project.

Unlike birds, which feed and shelter their young, fish abandon their eggs.

I was drinking with total abandon and blacked out. I have no idea what I was doing.

The fear to disdain almost made me definitely abandon the project of carrying on with my work.

Those who have been once intoxicated with power, and have derived any kind of emolument from it, even though but for one year, never can willingly abandon it.

Those who have been once intoxicated with power, and have derived any kind of emolument from it, even though but for one year, never can willingly abandon it.

We are not going to abandon Iraq.
(Zalmay Khalilzad)

All hope abandon, ye who enter here
(Dante Alighieri)

All hope abandon, ye who enter here!
(Dante Alighieri in The Divine Comedy)

The art of sex is the art of controlled abandon.
(Paulo Coelho in Eleven Minutes, )

The Constitution is the guide which I never will abandon.
(George Washington)

If the heart is empty, the rest will soon abandon you too.
(Arabian proverb)

The people who abandon Jihad fall a victim to humility and degradation.
(Abu Bakr)

If you wish to avoid foreign collision, you had better abandon the ocean.
(Henry Clay)

Cooking is like love. It should be entered into with abandon or not at all.
(Harriet Van Horne)

Lasciate ogni speranza voi ch'entrate. (Abandon all hope, all ye who enter here)
(Alighieri Dante)

Never abandon a theory that explains something until you have a theory that explains more.
(John McCarthy)

I don't let myself get carried away by my own ideas - I abandon 19 out of 20 of them every day.
(Gustav Mahler)

The truth is, it's not a great career move to create a readership and then, in effect, abandon them.
(Dan Simmons)

Abandon Email As A Customer Service Channel At Your Peril.
(Forbes - Entrepreneurs, )

The company will abandon its bankruptcy claim through NAFTA.
(USA TODAY in USA Today - Money, )

There’s an air of glee and abandon when the looting starts.
(Robyn Dixon in Los Angeles Times - World News, )

Analysts said brands could abandon firms using automated ads.
(Daily Mail - Science, )

There’s no need to abandon skirts as the winter chill sets in.
(The Independent - Fashion, )

It is the rapturous abandon of a virtuoso violinist's solo performance.
(Sydney Morning Herald - National, )

The semiconductor industry will soon abandon its pursuit of Moore's law.
(Nature, )

Abandon any preconceived notions you might have about this Korean automaker.
(Forbes - Business, )

Researchers say it is time to abandon some popular but erroneous obesity myths.
(Science Daily - News, )

Iraq unlikely to abandon militias as price for continued U.S. military support.
(USA Today - World, )

Sprint offers to pay consumers to abandon contracts with rival wireless carriers.
(Tech Times - Biz Tech, )

Swing with abandon, and if you don’t make contact, you’re going to strike out.
(Forbes - Entrepreneurs, )

In his retirement, he promised to abandon any project that would gain any traction.
(Tech Times - Personal Tech, )

London is set to abandon plans to bid for the 2022 Commonwealth Games, the BBC learns.
(BBC Sport, )

Consumers continued to abandon cars in favor of spacious vehicles amid low gas prices.
(Nathan Bomey in USA Today - Money, )

A selection of Portraits of some of the abandon children in the ongoing Syria conflict.
(The Vancouver Sun - World, )

Former parliamentary speaker Peter Slipper could abandon his appeal against conviction.
(Sydney Morning Herald - National, )

It ended in thrilling fashion, all attacking abandon and devoid of defensive discipline.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

They had been lobbied for weeks to abandon Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump.
(Los Angeles Times - National News, )

Some say the tech industry wants to cut a separate deal and abandon a comprehensive bill.
(USA Today - National, )

Most Russians think Ukraine should move closer East rather than abandon them for the West.
(Forbes - Business, )

As others abandon the physical keyboard, BlackBerry is doubling down there, Re/code reports.
(CNBC, )

The federal government faces United Nations pressure to abandon Operation Sovereign Borders.
(Sydney Morning Herald - National, )

Arsene Wenger has told Barcelona to abandon all hope they still have of signing Hector Bellerin.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

Consumers often abandon phone numbers because of too many telemarketer calls. They've got a use.
(Neill Borowski , Binghamton (NY) Press & Sun-Bulletin in USA Today - Tech, )

The ATL teachers' union is calling on minsters to abandon plans for performance pay for teachers.
(BBC News - Education & Family, )

Japan's former prime minister has urged the government to abandon plans to restart nuclear power.
(UPI - Business News, )

Windows RT's woes notwithstanding, don't expect Microsoft to abandon tablets running on ARM chips.
(CNET News - Business Tech, )

Returning to work with the same bosses and colleagues you were ready to abandon can be a minefield.
(The Wall Street Journal - Lifestyle, )

President Trump seeks to renegotiate the trade deal with Canada and Mexico, rather than abandon it.
(BBC News - World News, )

Rescuers refuse to abandon hope as search for dozens of people buried under rubble and snow goes on.
(BBC News - World News, )

The companies say they have been forced to abandon trading because the rules have proved too complex.
(Daily Mail - Money, )

But she was met with a tide of vitriol that was so vicious she was forced to abandon Twitter in tears.
(Daily Mail - News, )

Frequent-flier programs sometimes offer incentives so fliers will abandon the program they use the most.
(USA Today - Travel, )

Commercial channels have one of their worst months on record as audiences abandon them for Team Germany.
(The Hollywood Reporter - Business, )

Norway will become the first country to abandon FM radio in 2017 when it switches completely to digital.
(CBC Radio in CBC News - World, )

Platform holder doesn't intend to abandon 3DS and Wii U owners for NX; will still release games for them.
(CNET News, )

Bad weather forced SpaceX to abandon plans to return its rocket to a landing barge in the ocean Wednesday.
(UPI - Science News, )

However, two pro-opposition activists denied that the deal meant rebels would completely abandon the area.
(Los Angeles Times - World News, )

A look at why Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer decided to abandon plans to spin off her company's stake in Alibaba.
(CNBC, )

Sinking into wedded bliss causes couples to put on an average of 4lbs a year, as many people abandon diets.
(Daily Mail - Femail, )

Italy and other southern states must abandon their labor market policies and profligate government spending.
(UPI - Business News, )

Rocked by the choppiness of rough waters and feeling nauseous from food, Nadia Ali was ready to abandon ship.
(The Vancouver Sun - Health, )

Science should abandon its assembly-line mentality and rebuild for quality, not quantity, argues Michele Pagano.
(Nature, )

The little guy flops in and out of a tub with reckless abandon while visitors hose him down and get a good laugh.
(NBC Today, )

A debate has emerged in China over whether the government should abandon its longstanding patronage of the North.
(The New York Times - World News, )

Consumers are snapping up fitness trackers, but many abandon the devices after just a few months, reports suggest.
(The Associated Press in CBC News - Technology & Science, )

Philip Hammond has suggested the party could abandon its commitment to the triple tax lock for the June 8 election.
(Daily Mail - News, )

By undermining savers, the Government has encouraged many to abandon prudence and bet their incomes on a share boom.
(Daily Mail - Money, )

Ferrari's attempts to improve their form suffer a setback as they abandon running early at this week's Bahrain test.
(BBC Sport - Formula 1, )

But the question is whether this will be its final visit, with him claiming he is set to abandon Britain for the US.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security has advised computer users to abandon Microsoft's Internet Explorer browser.
(Daily Mail - Science, )

In a new book, the renowned biologist argues that it is time for humans to abandon much of the planet to other species.
(The New York Times - Science, )

The deal starts a six-month countdown for FARC rebels to abandon weapons and form a party, ending a 52-year insurgency.
(NBC News, )

Derbyshire abandon their regular pre-season tour to sunnier climes and opt to stay closer to home to hone their skills.
(BBC Sport - Cricket, )

Referees are given the power to stop and abandon games if they witness any fan abuse at this year's Confederations Cup.
(BBC Sport - Football, )

Witness films severe flooding in City, Oklahoma, as roads are left submerged and drivers are forced to abandon vehicles.
(NBC Weather, )

There is nothing quite like it to express excess, greed, wild abandon or just the fact you’re having a damn good time.
(The Independent - Football, )

Hilary Benn "safe" after Jeremy Corbyn expected to bow to pressure and abandon his plans to sack shadow foreign secretary.
(Michael Wilkinson in The Telegraph - Politics, )

Novak Djokovic says Wimbledon should abandon its tradition of not playing on the middle Sunday to be fairer to all players.
(BBC Sport - Tennis, )

Reckless Abandon is not among 12 declarations for the July Cup at Newmarket, with the field led by South Africa's Shea Shea.
(BBC Sport, )

Parasitic flies laying eggs inside honeybees cause the bees to become zombie-like and abandon their hives, researchers find.
(Tech Times - Science, )

MAJOR SPOILERS: Readers who don't want to know the details of the latest "Walking Dead" episode should abandon this post now.
(Los Angeles Times - Entertainment News, )

There's an intimacy associated with seeing those seated near you in complete abandon, and that intimacy fosters friendliness.
(The Denver Post - Entertainment, )

Sales have steadily slid to the point that some anticipate parent Ford Motor Co. might eventually abandon the once-grand marque.
(NBC News, )

Any incidents during the Confederations Cup could see the referees abandon games after warnings have been broadcast in stadiums.
(AP in USA Today - Soccer, )

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