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Sentences with the verb Abandoning

46 examples:

Maria Sharapova’s serve and her groundstrokes were abandoning her.
(The Vancouver Sun - Sports, )

He is abandoning his predecessor's efforts to bring in more refugees.
(Kim Brunhuber in CBC News - World, )

Producers and networks are abandoning old formulas in favor of the unexpected.
(The Hollywood Reporter - Business, )

Now, apparently, Ransom is abandoning his game after a protracted legal battle.
(Forbes - Technology, )

Producers and broadcasters are abandoning old formulas in favor of the unexpected.
(The Hollywood Reporter - TV, )

Investors are abandoning the megabank, even though the big U.S. banks don't want to.
(USA Today - Money, )

Honeywell is abandoning its $90 billion buyout attempt of rival United Technologies.
(The Vancouver Sun - Business, )

Brookfield is abandoning its plan to buy the former Revel Casino Hotel in Atlantic City.
(CNBC, )

Venezuelans are abandoning their pets because they can no longer afford to care for them.
(USA Today - World, )

At the same time, pivoting a business also means abandoning a tremendous amount of invested work.
(Forbes - Entrepreneurs, )

Sprint is abandoning its pursuit of T-Mobile as the regulatory challenges of the deal are too steep.
(CNBC, )

Investors are abandoning the digital music service in the face of competition from Apple and others.
(The Hollywood Reporter - Music, )

An Australian couple have denied abandoning a baby born with Down's syndrome to a surrogate in Thailand.
(BBC News - World News, )

Residents of one Lake County, Calif. neighbourhood are abandoning their homes as the ground slowly swallows them up.
(CBC News - World, )

Fashion retailer Boutique Jacob Inc. is abandoning its restructuring efforts and closing all its 92 stores in Canada.
(The Canadian Press in CBC News - Business, )

Abercrombie & Fitch (ANF) once ruled over a profitable clothing empire, but fickle youngsters are abandoning the chain.
(John Persinos in The Independent - World News, )

Australian Super Hornet pilots are abandoning one in seven bombing missions over Iraq for fear they will kill civilians.
(Sydney Morning Herald - National, )

But cocoa farmers are struggling to meet demand, and some are abandoning the crop altogether, worrying chocolate makers.
(Sydney Morning Herald - National, )

Reports say the government looks like it is abandoning its original plan to rate the country's colleges and universities.
(Tech Times - Personal Tech, )

James Weeks told the convention, "I'm sorry; that was a dare," and said he was abandoning his campaign for party chairman.
(NBC Weird News, )

Companies are abandoning the biggest mergers, largely out of concern over how the government might react in an election year.
(The New York Times - Business, )

Officials in Zambia said teachers are abandoning their posts at a school due to "mysterious" goings-on attributed to witchcraft.
(UPI - Odd News, )

Retailers are abandoning a decades-old strategy of growing sales by blanketing cities with stores, as consumers shop more online.
(The Wall Street Journal - U.S. Business, )

Over half of divorcees considered abandoning their husband or wife-to-be at the altar on their wedding day, a new study has revealed.
(The Independent - Love & Sex, )

Nasdaq stocks are back at record levels, but investors are abandoning the Qubes, a once red-hot ETF that tracks the Nasdaq-100 stocks.
(The Wall Street Journal - Markets News, )

This week, Prem Watsa of Canadian firm Fairfax Financial Holdings announced that he was abandoning his plan to take BlackBerry private.
(Forbes - Technology, )

An Australian couple deny abandoning a baby born with Down's syndrome to a surrogate in Thailand and say they will fight to get him back.
(BBC News - World News, )

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration says it's abandoning the idea of expanding a national marine sanctuary around Hawaii.
(Fox News - U.S., )

Costa Rica presidential candidate Johnny Araya, from the governing party, says he is abandoning his campaign for April's run-off election.
(BBC News - World News, )

An Australian couple deny abandoning a baby boy with Down's Syndrome, but the Thai surrogate mother he was born to disputes their account.
(BBC News - Health, )

Manager Terry Collins, who is abandoning the strategy of a six-man rotation, apologized to Gee before the Mets’ loss to the Diamondbacks.
(The New York Times - Sports, )

Like the $15 minimum wage deals reached in both states recently, which come at a time when those countries are abandoning these labor policies.
(Forbes - Business, )

National animal welfare group PETA is abandoning its idea to turn serial killer Jeffrey Dahmer's childhood home in Ohio into a vegan restaurant.
(Sydney Morning Herald - World, )

Cadbury's owner Mondelez International is abandoning its takeover bid for American confectioner Hershey after its $23bn (£18bn) offer was rejected.
(BBC News - Business, )

Barcelona signing Luis Suarez is further proof the Catalan giants are abandoning their free-flowing football principles, according to club legend Johan Cruyff.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

Across America, lawmakers are abandoning the cornerstones of Ottawa’s approach to battling crime, casting more doubt on the Conservative law-and-order program.
(The Vancouver Sun - News, )

Republicans controlling the Senate are abandoning an effort to use their power over the federal purse strings to block implementation of the Affordable Care Act.
(The Denver Post - Politics, )

Research finds that customers still want and prefer customer service via email despite, the fact, that many firms are abandoning it as a customer service channel.
(Forbes - Entrepreneurs, )

Now uncommon in Europe and the US, it is South Africa's biggest threat – yet TB is seldom covered in the press, and drug companies are abandoning their research.
(Tomaso Clavarino in The Independent - World News, )

Chemicals company Monsanto is abandoning its takeover bid for competitor Syngenta AG after the Swiss chemical producer rejected its latest offer of nearly $47 billion.
(The Associated Press in CBC News - Business, )

The federal government is abandoning adults with low literacy and essential skills, says the head of a national literacy organization set to close after nearly 40 years.
(The Vancouver Sun - National, )

Rupert Murdoch's 21st Century Fox is abandoning its attempt to take over Time Warner in a proposed deal that would have combined two of the world's biggest media companies.
(The Denver Post - Entertainment, )

The U.K. lender is abandoning its ambitions to be an elite global bank and said it would cut its investment bank nearly in half and exit retail-banking businesses in Western Europe.
(The Wall Street Journal - U.S. Business, )

Swansea City manager Garry Monk has denied abandoning their tradition for playing attractive football as he moves closer to becoming the club’s most successful Premier League manager.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

After 21 years covering the Grand National presenter Clare Balding is abandoning Aintree to host the Boat Race, as the women's event will be televised for the first time in its history.
(Daily Mail - News, )

Computer giant Intel, based in Santa Clara, is abandoning the principal of Moore's Law, which predicts that the number of transistors on an integrated circuit will double every two years.
(Daily Mail - Science, )

Negative sentences with the verb Abandoning

3 examples:

Obama is off to Saudi Arabia to reassure Arab allies that the United States is not abandoning them.
(USA Today - World, )

Even as it expands to support iOS and Android, Nokia isn't abandoning the Windows Phone platform with its HERE mapping technology.
(ZDNet - Just News, )

Ches Crosbie is not abandoning the federal Conservatives, despite his recent rejection as a suitable candidate for Avalon riding in eastern Newfoundland.
(CBC News in CBC News - Politics, )

Questions

5 examples:

Is Japan abandoning pacifism?
(BBC News - World News, )

Will abandoning comedy on Thursdays work for NBC?
(The Hollywood Reporter - TV, )

But will a new mission mean abandoning it's "do no evil" ethos?
(BBC News - Technology, )

Why are 50% of customers abandoning wearables within six months of use?
(Forbes - Technology, )

Is Blizzard abandoning the ultra-successful game, or is an expansion or sequel still in the works?
(Forbes - Technology, )

Other sentences

100 examples:

Abandoning that plan can't be helped.

Tom wants to forgive his father for abandoning him.

Crime is the price society pays for abandoning character.
(James Q. Wilson)

I hope to live all my life for my art, without abandoning my principles one iota.
(Gustave Courbet)

It's time to think about abandoning ship.
(ZDNet US, )

Forget abandoning carbohydrates or detoxing.
(Fox News - Health, )

But our love of the game keeps us from abandoning the league.
(Bill Dwyre in Los Angeles Times - Football, )

Neighbors react to teen mother reportedly abandoning newborn.
(USA Today - National, )

In fact, many teens attest to the fact they are abandoning Facebook.
(Forbes - Technology, )

Charity shops stand accused of abandoning their traditional clientele.
(Daily Mail - Femail, )

Many savers are abandoning fixed-rate bonds in favour of easy-access accounts.
(Daily Mail - Money, )

At least one of the suspects took a patrol car from the scene before abandoning it.
(USA Today - National, )

Some analysts say central bank plan is first step toward abandoning the U.S. dollar.
(USA Today - Money, )

The U.S.-based developer of 'Glorious Leader!' is considering abandoning the project.
(USA Today - World, )

Pope Francis arrives in Brazil in effort to keep Catholics from abandoning the Church.
(USA Today - World, )

Some Fed policymakers worried how markets would react to abandoning pledge in October.
(USA Today - Money, )

The e-commerce giant is reportedly abandoning smartphone development. It's about time.
(USA Today - Money, )

Opera is abandoning further work on its Opera Mini browser for Windows mobile devices.
(ZDNet - Just News, )

Sam Nazarian appears to be abandoning his dream of running a thriving Las Vegas casino.
(Los Angeles Times - Business, )

Instead of dreaming about abandoning U.S. governance, the Valley should strive to improve it.
(Forbes - Entrepreneurs, )

An Australian couple addresses accusations of abandoning a surrogate baby with Down syndrome.
(CNN - World News, )

Nigeria’s army, outgunned and outfought, has lost control, abandoning locals to their fate.
(The Vancouver Sun - World, )

Abandoning the helm and allowing Putin to have his way, Obama has turned the Cold War clock back.
(USA Today - World, )

Das Films claims Bliss Media breached their deal and lied about abandoning the film to cover it up.
(The Hollywood Reporter - Movies, )

Pooja Dhingra tells her own story of abandoning a law degree and founding a macaroon empire in Mumbai.
(BBC News - Business, )

Rather than abandoning paper, the notetaking app maker seems keen on revolutionizing this age-old medium.
(ZDNet US, )

The European Tour came under fire for not abandoning play after Ian McGregor suffered a fatal heart attack.
(James Corrigan in The Telegraph - Sport, )

The European Tour came under fire for not abandoning play after Ian MacGregor suffered a fatal heart attack.
(James Corrigan in The Telegraph - Sport, )

The rumor mill is in a frenzy, and one report suggests Samsung is not abandoning storage expansion after all.
(Tech Times - Personal Tech, )

A school bus driver is accused of abandoning a bus full of students on a busy highway in Missouri City, Texas.
(CNN - U.S. News, )

Rotherham's MP's says it is "hilarious" Nigel Farage was trapped in an office after abandoning a bid to open it.
(BBC News - Politics, )

Former model Heather Mills criticises the IPC after abandoning her bid to reach the 2014 Sochi Winter Paralympics.
(BBC Sport, )

ISIL's strike at the heart of secular democracy frightened western countries into abandoning their liberal values.
(USA Today - World, )

New research promises an amplifier-free future for optical fibers by abandoning a phenomenon known as PT symmetry.
(UPI - Science News, )

Gap Inc. is closing Piperlime, abandoning an online brand it launched to fend off hipper new Internet-based rivals.
(The Wall Street Journal - U.S. Business, )

Abandoning your smartphone for an older-style mobile phone frees you to pay more attention to the world around you.
(Sydney Morning Herald - National, )

Darren Clarke decides to return to the PGA Tour for 2014 but insists he will not be abandoning the European circuit.
(BBC Sport, )

Former champion jockey Jamie Spencer rides a winner at Lingfield in his first race since abandoning plans to retire.
(BBC Sport, )

Should the job interview go well, I might be abandoning this column for a new career advising women on their lingerie.
(Daily Mail - News, )

The state introduced a website detailing the evidence behind that conclusion, abandoning years of official skepticism.
(The New York Times - U.S. News, )

LAURA WILLIAMSON: UK sport has been accused of 'abandoning' the London 2012 legacy and showing bias against team sports.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

A Sudanese woman sentenced to death for abandoning her Islamic faith has been freed from jail, her lawyer tells the BBC.
(BBC News - World News, )

The Australian couple accused of abandoning a surrogate baby because he has Down's syndrome have reportedly gone missing.
(The Independent - World News, )

In abandoning a controversial exhibition, this institution in Mexico City may have hurt its credibility in the art world.
(The New York Times - Arts, )

A Sudanese woman sentenced to death for abandoning her Islamic faith has been freed from jail, her lawyer has told the BBC.
(BBC News - World News, )

Telstra will continue to look for mobile growth opportunities in Asia after abandoning joint venture talks with San Miguel.
(Sydney Morning Herald - National, )

The union says rather than abandoning the farm, it has worked at various times over the years to try to negotiate a contract.
(CNBC, )

President Obama said the November elections are not the reason he's abandoning plans to take executive action on immigration.
(Fox News - Politics, )

Despite abandoning his employer for Credit Suisse, he was paid a £455,000 salary and £704,000 bonus, plus £3.7m in shares.
(Daily Mail - Money, )

The state introduced a website detailing the evidence behind that conclusion Tuesday, abandoning years of official skepticism.
(The New York Times - Health, )

Future Shop and other stores abandoning malls in Canada are signs of a retail sector being reinvented on the fly, analysts say.
(CBC News in CBC News - Business, )

Garcin fakes a front of heroism but cowers in cowardice for abandoning both his wife in an affair and his countrymen in wartime.
(Forbes - Entrepreneurs, )

A former Algonquin College student has been charged with terror offences after abandoning his studies to join the Islamic State.
(The Vancouver Sun - National, )

There is a good chance Tokyo and Beijing will soon wish they had followed Boston in abandoning their bids to play Olympics host.
(Sydney Morning Herald - World, )

Iran's new President Hassan Rouhani pledges to bring a change to the country's foreign policy, without abandoning its principles.
(BBC News - World News, )

Scottish Power Renewables is abandoning plans to develop a major offshore wind farm off the coast of Tiree in the Inner Hebrides.
(BBC News - U.K. News, )

For a company that many said were on the verge of abandoning E3, Nintendo is now at the forefront of giving the event fresh life.
(Forbes - Technology, )

Birthers are OK with Trump abandoning their cause, as long it helps him win the presidency — even if they don't agree with him.
(NBC News, )

A mother facing the death penalty in Sudan for abandoning her religious faith was said last night to be on the verge of being freed.
(The Independent - World News, )

The European Union has vowed to fight people smugglers' new tactic of abandoning "ghost ships" full of migrants off European coasts.
(Sydney Morning Herald - World, )

On Thursday morning, the Swiss National Bank (SNB) surprised the world by abandoning its managed Swiss franc floor against the euro.
(Forbes - Business, )

They've been accused of abandoning the consumer, their strategy and what really matters to their shoppers - a great buying experience.
(Forbes - Business, )

Greece has moved a step closer towards holding a general election, which could lead to it abandoning its policy of economic austerity.
(BBC News - World News, )

Pete Nowalk talks with THR about abandoning formula, who killed Rebecca and telling an "honest, genuine" story with Oliver and Connor.
(The Hollywood Reporter - TV, )

Police in Lawrence, Kansas, say a 9-month-old girl's stepfather is accused of abandoning the infant in a trash bin earlier this month.
(Fox News - U.S., )

Moreover, he has done it while abandoning much of the pomp and ceremony associated with his predecessors and indeed many other leaders.
(Forbes - Business, )

Abandoning his apprenticeship, much to the anger of his father, he returned to England in 1935 and applied to the Royal Military Academy.
(The Independent - People, )

A Tory MP who has been pushing for recall powers over the actions of errant MPs said he was ashamed of his party for abandoning the plans.
(BBC News - Politics, )

A town in Spain installed a giant inflatable poop in order to discourage dog owners from abandoning their pets' excrements in the streets.
(UPI - Odd News, )

A Money Mail investigation has discovered how overworked, underpaid and untrained delivery men are simply abandoning presents at addresses.
(Daily Mail - Money, )

PM David Cameron and other UK political leaders condemn the death sentence for a woman accused of abandoning Islam and marrying a Christian.
(BBC News - World News, )

UK political leaders unite to urge Sudan to lift the "barbaric" death sentence handed down to a Christian woman accused of abandoning Islam.
(BBC News - Politics, )

The mother facing the death penalty in Sudan for abandoning her religious faith is to be freed in a few days, a senior Sudanese official says.
(BBC News - World News, )

Indonesian political parties showed signs of abandoning a challenge by the losing candidate to line up behind new president-elect Joko Widodo.
(The Wall Street Journal - World News, )

South African cricket legend Jacques Kallis is retiring from all international cricket, abandoning his dream of playing in the 2015 World Cup.
(Sydney Morning Herald - World, )

With Skratch TV on YouTube and elsewhere, the PGA Tour in late April will try to attract millennials without abandoning its traditional brand.
(The Wall Street Journal - Lifestyle, )

One Jet2 aircraft that had flown into Rome struggled in the crosswinds, before abandoning the descent and flying on to the Lancashire airport.
(Daily Mail - Travel, )

An African Grey parrot named Nigel, missing for four years, returns home to California abandoning his British accent to squawk away in Spanish.
(BBC News - World News, )

The husband of a woman on death row in Sudan for abandoning the Islamic faith tells the BBC he has been told nothing about her possible release.
(BBC News - World News, )

Police in California said a man accused of stealing and abandoning a 2014 Ferrari 458 Spider stole the same car hours later from an impound lot.
(UPI - Odd News, )

Nick Clegg accuses David Cameron's new Conservative government of abandoning the "liberal" values he said had been at the core of the coalition.
(BBC News - Politics, )

Greek's banks are closed and a parallel currency may be needed to pay pensions and wages, so abandoning the euro may no longer be 'unthinkable'.
(Sydney Morning Herald - National, )

A veterinary nurse has received a suspended jail sentence after abandoning her starving dog on a Birmingham street, before it was later put down.
(Daily Mail - News, )

A landowner has won his battle against Woolworths for abandoning its lease over a Masters store in Bendigo, costing the retail giant $11 million.
(Sydney Morning Herald - Business, )

UK supermarket chain Sainsbury's is to close its Netto stores, putting 400 jobs at risk, after abandoning a joint venture with a Danish retailer.
(BBC News - Business, )

A Colorado political activist angered by Republicans abandoning Donald Trump is now being asked to resign her position as a party precinct leader.
(The Denver Post - Politics, )

NASA took the rare step of abandoning a spacewalk at the International Space Station on Tuesday because of a dangerous leak in an astronaut's helmet.
(Daily Mail - Science, )

A southwest Ohio man and his wife are charged with abandoning their adopted son after giving him back to the county after raising him for nine years.
(Fox News - U.S., )

Teenagers are abandoning Facebook in large numbers, citing their parents as the biggest deterrent to their using the service, a European study found.
(UPI - Science News, )

A Sudanese woman awaiting the death penalty for abandoning her religious faith after marrying a Christian has given birth in prison, her lawyer says.
(BBC News - World News, )

Scientists who made headlines last March by announcing that they'd found long-sought evidence about the early universe are now abandoning that claim.
(Fox News - SciTech, )

The driver caught up in the botched 60 Minutes plot to kidnap two children off a Beirut street has accused The Nine Network of abandoning him in jail.
(Sydney Morning Herald - World, )

German energy company RWE Innogy said Thursday it was abandoning plans to build a biogas plant in the east of the country because of economic concerns.
(UPI - Business News, )

The Australian couple accused of abandoning baby Gammy with a Thai surrogate will break their silence over the international scandal this Sunday night.
(Sydney Morning Herald - National, )

Online gaming company Zynga says it is abandoning plans for real-money gambling in the United States, an announcement that saw its stock fall 14 percent.
(UPI - Science News, )

The captain, Lee Jun-seok, 69, was charged with abandoning the boat and its passengers at a time of crisis, among other counts, according to prosecutors.
(The New York Times - World News, )

Officials in South Carolina conducted two inquiries this year into the man suspected of killing his five children and abandoning their bodies in Alabama.
(The New York Times - U.S. News, )

Ukraine hasn't reached a final deal on potential financial support from Russia after abandoning a pact with the EU but plans to hold talks early December.
(The Wall Street Journal - World News, )

The WA parents accused of abandoning their baby born to a Thai surrogate never wanted him aborted and were heartbroken to leave him behind, a friend says.
(Sydney Morning Herald - National, )

Two heartless dog owners have been caught on camera abandoning a dog by throwing it over the high fence of an animal rescue centre in north western Spain.
(Daily Mail - News, )

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