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Sentences with the verb Abide by

56 examples:

We must abide by the law.

You have to abide by the laws.

We have to abide by the rules.

They have got to abide by the rules.

You should abide by the consequences.

We must abide by the rules of the game.

She will not fail to abide by his promise.

The players have to abide by the umpire's decision.

If a man will make a purchase of a chance he must abide by the consequences.
(Richard Richards)

If we abide by the principles taught by the Bible, our country will go on prospering.
(Daniel Webster)

A judge more than doubles an existing fine after Apple fails to abide by the verdict.
(BBC News - Technology, )

Of course he is, but it’s part of his goal to abide by the principle of his last name.
(Forbes - Entrepreneurs, )

For 30 years, Yu Huajian reminded couples to have just one child and to abide by the law.
(The Wall Street Journal - World News, )

Syria says it will abide by a U.N. resolution calling for its chemical weapons to be destroyed.
(USA Today - World, )

The service providers will also have to abide by the FCC’s ban on blocking or throttling websites.
(Forbes - Technology, )

Zimbabwe's President Robert Mugabe says he will abide by a court ruling to hold elections by the end of July.
(BBC News - World News, )

Japan says it will abide by the UN's ruling - but Sea Shepherd believes the data will be used to kill the whales later.
(Sydney Morning Herald - World, )

A member of the City Council on Tuesday urged colleagues to abide by a policy of "full disclosure" in conducting the city's business.
(The Denver Post - Politics, )

More than 2,000 Britons were polled, with 32 per cent saying they admire German motorists' ability to to abide by the rules of the road.
(Daily Mail - Travel, )

Syrian President Bashar al-Assad vows to abide by the UN resolution calling for the country's chemical weapons stockpile to be destroyed.
(BBC News - World News, )

The US threatens tougher economic sanctions if Russia fails to abide by a new international deal to help de-escalate the crisis in Ukraine.
(BBC News - World News, )

The disputed Libyan Prime Minister Ahmed Maiteg has said that he will abide by a court ruling which said his election was unconstitutional.
(BBC News - World News, )

The government is failing to abide by its military covenant with armed forces veterans not getting the care they need, medical experts say.
(BBC News - World News, )

Environmental groups are in federal court in Vancouver today trying to force the federal government to abide by its own Species At Risk Act.
(CBC News in CBC News - Politics, )

The US expresses deep concern at reports of fighting in eastern Ukraine and calls on all sides to abide by the terms of an agreed ceasefire.
(BBC News - World News, )

Fans who attended a Yankees game last month had to abide by the team’s ticketing policy for this season, which bans print-at-home tickets.
(The New York Times - Baseball, )

US President Barack Obama calls on China to abide by its obligations under an international treaty in its activities in the South China Sea.
(BBC News - World News, )

An Iowa Civil Rights Commission brochure that some churches interpreted to mean they must abide by transgender bathroom rules has been changed.
(Fox News - U.S., )

Police officers should have to abide by a new code of ethics and those who commit serious misconduct should have their pensions docked, MPs say.
(BBC News - Politics, )

The main rule they all had to abide by was that they couldn’t take on any illegal jobs; if they did they would be banned from the Crusher ranks.
(Forbes - Technology, )

Twitter, which forces users to abide by a 140-character cap when publishing tweets, is reportedly thinking about doing away with the longstanding limit.
(Los Angeles Times - Technology, )

Organic meat and egg producers will have to abide by stricter animal welfare standards under a new rule announced Wednesday by the Agriculture Department.
(Los Angeles Times - Business, )

Tossing the governmental grenade back to its federal former friend, the EU wants the U.S. to abide by its rules if the two continents want to stay friends.
(ZDNet US, )

The warring parties agreed to abide by a resolution calling on Houthi rebels to pull out of major cities, but the U.N. did not mention any halt in fighting.
(The New York Times - World News, )

A ban 'prohibiting concealment of the face in public space,' came into force in 2011 in the country, and now tourists are being reminded to abide by the law.
(Daily Mail - Travel, )

Bobby Brown says he gave Nick Gordon the chance to see his girlfriend -- Brown's daughter Bobbi Kristina -- but Gordon refused to abide by the terms Brown set.
(UPI - Entertainment News, )

The United States has been building diplomatic pressure in the West and in Asia on China to abide by the Hague-based tribunal's decision, which is expected soon.
(Sydney Morning Herald - World, )

Brazil lurched toward a constitutional crisis as the head of the Senate refused to abide by a Supreme Court justice’s ruling stripping him of his powerful post.
(The Wall Street Journal - World News, )

In the fast-moving industry of ride-hailing services, bitter rivals Uber and Lyft seem to abide by a familiar business-world maxim: If you can’t beat ’em, join ’em.
(Los Angeles Times - Business, )

The Australian government has issued a strong joint statement with the United States and Japan calling on China to abide by a Hague tribunal's ruling on the South China Sea.
(Sydney Morning Herald - World, )

CHRIS YOUNG IN LAS VEGAS: Conor McGregor insists he will abide by boxing's rules, rather than resort to MMA tactics in Saturday's showdown with Floyd Mayweather in Las Vegas.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

Kiev and Russia-backed separatists warily ordered their forces to abide by a cease-fire as it took effect, even after fighting had surged in the days and hours before the truce deadline.
(The Wall Street Journal - World News, )

Workers here in the first U.S. city to establish a $15-an-hour minimum wage have won another multimillion-dollar settlement in a four-year battle to force employers to abide by the new law.
(Los Angeles Times - National News, )

Canadian securities regulators are taking a closer look at technology companies that offer digital currencies such as bitcoin to raise funds, to make sure they abide by the right set of rules.
(CBC News in CBC News - Canada, )

Restaurants and fast food outlets no longer need to abide by the regime of having to cook burgers all the way through if they can show the meat has been sourced from a safe supplier, says the FSA.
(Daily Mail - Health, )

In a deal brokered by US Secretary of State John Kerry, Abdullah Abdullah and Ashraf Ghani agreed to abide by the result of the review of all eight million ballots, which will begin within 24 hours.
(The Independent - World News, )

American negotiators, including Secretary of State John Kerry, want to slow the nuclear program so that it would take at least a year to make material for a bomb if Iran decided not to abide by the deal.
(The New York Times - World News, )

A former Howe Street securities lawyer with a history of discipline faces new charges under the British Columbia Securities Act for failing to abide by the conditions of a previous ban from stock markets.
(The Vancouver Sun - Business, )

Eastern European Union states must drop their resistance and accept their share of refugees who arrived in the bloc, officials and diplomats said on Tuesday after a court ruled they must abide by the quota.
(Reuters in CBC News - World, )

US President Donald Trump has announced that he will abide by an international nuclear deal with Iran for now, but ask Congress to attach new caveats that could either alter the deal or lead to its rupture.
(Sydney Morning Herald - World, )

South African President Jacob Zuma on Friday apologized for a scandal over millions of dollars in state spending on his private residence and said he would abide by a Constitutional Court ruling that he should pay back some funds.
(Fox News - World, )

A north Alabama man told a judge Wednesday that he would abide by a court order to remove his wife's body from his front yard, ending a four-year legal fight that hinged on property rights and a promise to the woman before she died.
(Fox News - U.S., )

Some are looking to aggressively enforce the filling out of a so-called Form K, which the provincial Strata Property Act says must be signed by anyone renting a unit or room in a unit after they agree to abide by the strata’s bylaws.
(The Vancouver Sun - News, )

A new voluntary code has been tentatively established to assure greater transparency in the types of information apps collect and how the information is used, but it's not entirely clear whether the code will be implemented and, if so, who will abide by it.
(Forbes - Technology, )

Ukrainian defense officials and leaders of the separatist rebellion in eastern Ukraine announced Thursday that they were moving tanks and other heavy weaponry away from the front lines in a belated effort to abide by the conditions of a European-brokered peace agreement.
(Carol J. Williams in Los Angeles Times - World News, )

Climbing down from a position that put the United States on a collision course with Beijing, President Trump has told Chinese President Xi Jinping in a telephone call that he would abide by the “one China” policy that effectively recognizes Beijing’s sovereignty over Taiwan.
(Los Angeles Times - National News, )

Negative sentences with the verb Abide by

9 examples:

He did not abide by his promise.

They did not abide by the school regulations.

The one thing that doesn't abide by majority rule is a person's conscience.

It's his least favourite colour on the spectrum. He simply can't abide by it.
(Christopher Hooton in The Independent - Arts & Entertainment, )

UN officials want to address governments that do not abide by international health regulations.
(Tech Times - Health, )

It's a long-standing tradition at Morrissey concerts, but evidently someone didn't abide by the unspoken rules.
(Mikael Wood in Los Angeles Times - Pop & Hiss, )

Free Syrian Army say they saw little chance of the new peace deal succeeding because Damascus and Moscow would not abide by it.
(CNBC, )

Labour’s Dennis Skinner may not abide by the letter of Page 396 of Erskine May’s Treatise on the Law, Privileges, Proceedings and Usage of Parliament.
(The Independent - U.K. News, )

The state of Connecticut will not abide by President Obama's request that states allow insurance companies to continue offering health plans that don't meet minimum coverage levels to people who have received cancellation notices.
(Fox News - Politics, )


2 examples:

Can Ethiopians abide by a new ban and stub out cigarettes?
(BBC News - World News, )

'Will the Turkish government abide by the internationally accepted standards of parliamentary democracy?
(Charlotte England in The Independent - World News, )

Other sentences

68 examples:

Abide by your promise.

Abide by the inevitable.

The players must abide by the rules.

There were no laws for people to abide by.

We all abide by law to live in any society.

We all must abide by law to live in any society.

I hope that Japan will abide by its Constitution.

I hope that Japan will abide by Article 9 of her Constitution.

Those who trust to chance must abide by the results of chance.
(Calvin Coolidge)

Try to find your deepest issue in every confusion, and abide by that.
(D.H. Lawrence)

There are certain rules one must abide by in order to succesfully survive a horror movie.
(Jamie Kennedy)

Aspire to the principle, behave with virtue, abide by benevolence, and immerse yourself in the arts.
(Chinese proverb)

I’ve always been one to abide by important rules.
(Los Angeles Times - Travel & Deal Blog, )

Traditionally, they are the two rules to abide by here.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

Here are the dating gurus' ten golden rules to abide by.
(Daily Mail - News, )

Spare a thought for the drivers that must abide by these sanctions.
(Fox News - Lifestyle, )

There are many things to consider, costs to bear and rules owners must abide by.
(Daily Mail - Money, )

They are calling on President Joseph Kabila to abide by term limits and step down.
(The New York Times - World News, )

North Korea's dictator refuses to abide by international law and mistreats his own people.
(USA Today - World, )

Three large U.S. airlines are writing big checks for failing to abide by passenger rights rules.
(Los Angeles Times - Business, )

Technically Incorrect: People who buy Softbank's emotionally-aware Pepper robot must abide by good behavior clauses.
(CNET News - Politics and Law, )

Arsenal believe Mathieu Flamini will abide by the club’s shirt-sleeve rule in future after Tuesday night’s furore.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

The Federal Aviation Administration has advised U.S. commercial airlines to abide by China's newly declared air-defense zone.
(The Wall Street Journal - Markets News, )

Twitter is seeking to ease tensions in Turkey amid accusations the US company evades taxes and refuses to abide by Turkish law.
(Sydney Morning Herald - World, )

A cricket club is banned from its ground for refusing to abide by new rules over the use of hard balls during practice sessions.
(BBC Sport - Cricket, )

March. 19 (UPI) -- Sacramento cab drivers upset by proposal requiring them to be “hygienically clean" and abide by a dress code.
(UPI - Odd News, )

Moscow has assured the US that the government of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad will abide by the agreement, a US official said.
(Sydney Morning Herald - World, )

Kenya's Supreme Court says that the government should abide by a lower court's decision to give teachers a pay rise of at least 50%.
(BBC News - World News, )

Car service app Uber Technologies will abide by New York's price gouging statute, Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman said Tuesday.
(The Wall Street Journal - U.S. Business, )

If it were up to American voters, they would reject it -- with a large majority saying Iran wouldn’t abide by the agreement anyway.
(Fox News - Politics, )

Amazon is promising to "abide by much stronger safety measures than currently required" for hobbyists by FAA policies and regulations.
(Forbes - Technology, )

Melania and Ivanka Trump did abide by the norm of dressing in long sleeves and long pants expected in the culturally conservative kingdom.
(NBC News, )

Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton vows to appoint a chief trade prosecutor to ensure countries abide by trade agreements if elected.
(BBC News - Business, )

Colombia suspends the loading of coal by US-based mining company Drummond after it failed to abide by stricter rules aimed at preventing pollution.
(BBC News - World News, )

China to North Korea: Abide by U.N. resolutions and stop provoking "the international community's goodwill" with missile launches and nuclear tests.
(USA TODAY in USA Today - World, )

Syria's president is vowing to abide by last week's UN resolution calling for the country's chemical weapons stockpile to be dismantled and destroyed.
(CBC News - World, )

The guidelines that agencies must abide by when blocking websites have been published, as have the terms of reference for the long-awaited USO review.
(ZDNet - Just News, )

He will also have to perform 240 hours of community service, hand in his passport, report to a probation office and abide by a 11 p.m. to 6 a.m. curfew.
(Dave Dormer in CBC News - Business, )

The Prime Minister issued the warning to Mariano Rajoy at a Brussels summit that Spain must abide by international law and respect Gibraltar's sovereignty.
(Daily Mail - News, )

Called the 'politeness manual for the modern traveller' - it lists 12 'commandments' for Parisians to abide by and even comes complete with quaint sketches.
(Daily Mail - News, )

Digital currency exchanges in Australia will need to abide by anti-money laundering and counter terrorism funding reporting requirements under a new proposal.
(ZDNet - Just News, )

Iran's President Hassan Rouhani on Friday pledged that his nation will abide by its commitments in the nuclear agreement reached the previous day in Switzerland.
(The Associated Press in CBC News - World, )

Fresh off a series win over Colorado, the Diamondbacks boarded a plane for San Diego on Sunday night, only the rookies didn’t abide by the usual travel dress code.
(Doug Harrison in CBC Sports, )

Florida has required headgear in girls' lacrosse since 2015. To abide by that mandate, players like Sydney Steinberg have been wearing goggles and modified headbands.
(The New York Times - Sports, )

Shopping guides aboard cruise ships that come to Alaska have new rules to abide by, following complaints that they were misleading passengers and smearing local stores.
(Fox News - Travel, )

Qatar have pulled out of the women's basketball competition at the Asian Games after refusing to abide by international regulations preventing them from wearing hijabs.
(Daily Mail - News, )

The International Olympic Committee now requires host cities to abide by rules that forbid any kind of discrimination, a move prompted by the outcry at the Sochi Games.
(The Associated Press in CBC Sports, )

Luciano Becchio is willing to abide by Norwich's decision to deny him a return to Leeds, but is likely to push for a move if he does not get any game time before January.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

A small number of Alabama counties that are still refusing to grant gay marriages must abide by court decisions allowing same-sex unions, a federal judge ruled Wednesday.
(The Associated Press in CBC News - World, )

One of few major social networks to remain unblocked in China, LinkedIn launches Simplified Chinese site that it says will offer localized services as well as abide by local laws.
(ZDNet - Just News, )

The Ukrainian government said it won't pull back its troops in war-torn provinces of eastern Ukraine as agreed in Minsk this weekend until rebels abide by a cease-fire in the region.
(The Wall Street Journal - World News, )

Peter Boddy, 56, admitted one count of failing to abide by EU meat traceability regulations after being unable to back up claims he had sent nearly 40 carcasses to Italian restaurants.
(Daily Mail - News, )

The spokesman for a Saudi-led coalition behind a year-long military campaign against Yemen's Shiite rebels says it's ready to commit to a cease-fire as long as the rebels abide by a U.N.
(Fox News - World, )

If countries abide by the Paris Agreement global warming target of 1.5 degrees Celsius, potential fish catches could increase by six million metric tons per year, according to a new study.
(Science Daily - News, )

Florence Mars, a mother-of-three from Paris, told My Domaine that the French parenting style is teaching children to abide by rules and doing things 'comme il faut' (the way it should be).
(Daily Mail - Femail, )

Britain could be forced to abide by EU data laws if it wants to keep the free flow of commercially sensitive data across borders under proposals currently being considered by the government.
(Daily Mail - News, )

U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said Russia had failed to abide by peace agreements meant to end the conflict in eastern Ukraine and pledged U.S. support, but made no promise to provide arms.
(The Wall Street Journal - World News, )

The watchdog that keeps an eye on Canada's electronic spy agency says it cannot be sure the intelligence service's Five Eyes partners abide by promises to properly protect information about Canadians.
(The Canadian Press in CBC News - Canada, )

With a few counties still refusing to allow same-sex marriages as they issued licenses to heterosexual couples, a federal judge ruled Wednesday that all must abide by court decisions allowing same-sex unions.
(The New York Times - U.S. News, )

Book publishers could be asked to abide by Samaritans' guidelines for reporting suicide, following the publication of a biography of the fashion designer Alexander McQueen which details his suicide in graphic detail.
(The Independent - Arts & Entertainment, )

Mike Pence said Sunday he and Donald Trump will abide by "the will of the American people" on Election Day, and suggested that Trump's claim of a 'rigged" election stems from his belief the media is ganging up on him.
(The Denver Post - Politics, )

The authorities will abide by many of the rules of engagement proposed by demonstrators once the grand jury decision is announced regarding the shooting death of Michael Brown by Officer Darren Wilson, officials said Friday.
(The New York Times - U.S. News, )

Qatar pulled out of the women's basketball competition at the Asian Games on Thursday after refusing to abide by international regulations preventing them from wearing hijabs, while organizers said they were powerless to do anything about it.
(The New York Times - Pro-Basketball, )

Foreign ministers were poised to endorse a U.N.-brokered national unity plan for Libya at a Rome conference aimed at prodding the North Africa country's bickering factions to fulfill their commitment to sign the agreement and abide by its terms.
(Fox News - World, )

U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin will push the world’s top economies to abide by existing exchange-rate agreements and promote “open and fair” trade at a coming meeting of finance chiefs this week, a senior Trump administration official said Monday.
(The Wall Street Journal - U.S. Business, )

The Supreme Court further loosened the reins on political giving Wednesday, ruling that big campaign donors can dole out money to as many candidates and political committees as they want as long as they abide by limits on contributions to each individual campaign.
(The Associated Press in CBC News - World, )

My experience with patients (as well as my personal background) has led me to the conclusion that whether they become sick or stay healthy might have more to do with everything else that's going on in their lives than with any specific health standard they abide by.
(Fox News - Health, )

The International Olympic Committee will require future Olympic host cities to abide by rules that forbid any kind of discrimination, a move prompted by the outcry caused by Russia’s adoption of a law banning so-called gay “propaganda” before the Sochi Winter Games.
(The New York Times - Sports, )

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