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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:

Now, they eat them with abandon.
(Cecilia Rodriguez, Contributor in Forbes - Business, )

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

4 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, )

Sentences with the verb Abandon

95 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.

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, )

She was forced to abandon her psychology degree.
(Daily Mail - Health, )

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, )

If the FTSE 100 firm quits London it would abandon its HQ on the River Thames.
(Daily Mail - Money, )

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, )

Residents have had to abandon their cars in the middle of the road after getting stuck.
(The New York Times - U.S. News, )

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, )

US President Donald Trump says it is the "worst deal ever" and threatened to abandon it in May.
(BBC News - World News, )

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, )

As the palm oil industry grows, some Orang Rimba have had to abandon their nomadic forest lifestyle.
(BBC News - World News, )

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, )

Better to live for his values than to abandon them to a president and a party who do not embrace them.
(John Baldoni, Contributor in Forbes - Business, )

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, )

Commentary: Even though being a MoviePass owner is a roller coaster ride, I'm too in love to abandon it now.
(CNET News - Business Tech, )

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, )

Arab foreign ministers late urged the U.S. to abandon its decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital.
(CNBC, )

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, )

Trump’s two-day visit to South Korea is centered on pressuring the North to abandon its nuclear weapons program.
(USA TODAY in USA Today - World, )

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, )

President Donald Trump was forced to abandon a surprise visit to the North-South Korea border on Wednesday due to fog.
(CNBC, )

U.S. allies in Europe are lamenting President Donald Trump's move to abandon the multinational nuclear deal with Iran.
(Fox News - U.S., )

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, )

When Hurricane Harvey flooded Nikki Fields’ house last week, she knew she did not want to abandon her home of 16 years.
(Los Angeles Times - National 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, )

The chip maker’s bid for NXP Semiconductors could prompt Broadcom to abandon its hostile $121 billion pursuit of Qualcomm.
(The New York Times - Business, )

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, )

After months of threatening to abandon the "insane" deal, Trump has made a decision that will have repercussions for the entire world.
(Sydney Morning Herald - World, )

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, )

Negative sentences with the verb Abandon

12 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.

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, )

Don't abandon digital rectal exam but don’t do it routinely for prostate cancer screening, family medicine review concludes.
(CBC News in CBC News - Health, )

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


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.

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, )

Abandon all hope of 'A Song Of Ice And Fire' ever reaching completion.
(Erik Kain, Contributor in Forbes - Business, )

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, )

Nagasaki Mayor Tomihisa Taue urged nuclear states to abandon such weapons.
(USA Today - World, )

He added that referees will have the power to stop or even abandon matches.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

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

Let's break down what to use ASAP (with the public beta) and what to abandon.
(CNET News - Politics and Law, )

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, )

Even as Apple and Google abandon the 3.5mm port, Samsung may stick to its guns.
(CNET News, )

Social media campaign sees top gaming body abandon plan to honour Atari founder.
(BBC News - Technology, )

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, )

Al Franken denies a report he plans to quit as colleagues abandon him and allegations pile up.
(BBC News - World News, )

Empty nesters and retirees abandon RVs for the freedom and mobility of converted high-end vans.
(The Wall Street Journal - Lifestyle, )

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, )

A growing number of corporate partners abandon the US gun lobby after the deadly school shooting.
(BBC News - Business, )

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

Alan Hosker says he won't abandon the party despite the resignation of ousted leader Henry Bolton.
(BBC News - Politics, )

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, )

Scientists fear plans to abandon clinical trials of centuries-old remedies will put people at risk.
(Nature, )

Some blacks say the city needs to abandon Confederate statues along with outdated ways of thinking.
(The (Staunton, Va.) News Leader in USA Today - National, )

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, )

Investors will soon know whether Trump will abandon the Iran nuclear deal, a move that could roil markets.
(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, )

Premier League clubs fail to agree on ending the equal distribution of overseas TV money and abandon the proposals.
(BBC News - Business, )

New research suggests plants abandon outdated defenses in favor of new ones after their predators develop immunity.
(UPI - Science 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, )

Hughton Murray checks on his vehicle that he was forced to abandon on Sunday morning as flood waters in Houston rose.
(The New York Times - U.S. News, )

"We are not like the United States, we are not going to sell you weapons and then abandon you when you face problems".
(Sydney Morning Herald - World, )

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, )

Texas utility Energy Future Holdings will abandon a deal to sell power transmission company Oncor to Berkshire Hathaway.
(CNBC, )

Several nations opposed to the dollar being the world's reserve currency have progressively sought to try and abandon it.
(CNBC in USA Today - Money, )

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, )

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