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Sentence with the comparative degree of the adjective Alienating

1 example:

More engaging than it sounds, less alienating than feared, Annie Baker's "The Flick" is a non-traditional three-hour character study with special attention to the mundane.
(The Denver Post - Entertainment, )

Sentences with the verb Alienating

15 examples:

But the constant changes are alienating older customers.
(Daily Mail - Femail, )

Kiev and its allies are alienating the citizens of the east.
(The New York Times - World News, )

Now new director of football Joe Kinnear risks alienating the fans with his latest bizarre rant.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

Nicola Sturgeon says "overblown" Treasury warnings about the impact of EU exit risk alienating the public.
(BBC News - U.K. News, )

SNP leader Nicola Sturgeon has said "overblown" government warnings about the economic impact of leaving the EU risk alienating the public.
(BBC News - Politics, )

Research at Birmingham University has found that those who repeatedly post pictures risk alienating themselves from many people who view them.
(Daily Mail - Science, )

While Barclays hailed it as a ‘watershed moment’ in the way people bank, campaigners warned that the move risked alienating many of its elderly customers.
(Daily Mail - News, )

Any budget deal requiring Democratic help risks alienating some Republicans — the very scenario that so often vexed the Speaker Paul D. Ryan’s predecessor.
(The New York Times - U.S. News, )

As Israel becomes more stringent on religious issues, including marriage, it risks alienating American Jews, who lean liberal on most social and economic issues.
(The New York Times - U.S. News, )

IAN LADYMAN: United manager Louis van Gaal has risked alienating the club's supporters by claiming they no longer have the right to automatically expect success.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

A competitor at heart, F1 world champion Jacques Villeneuve seeks new thrills racing electric cars in Formula E -- but risks alienating his fans with his typical outspoken candor.
(CNN - Motorsport, )

The ferocity of the same-sex marriage debate among Chinese Australians could be "good" training for democracy, but risks alienating young people, a Chinese newspaper has reported.
(Sydney Morning Herald - World, )

The Ukip leader risked alienating the audience at Westminster's Central Hall in London as he protested they were 'a remarkable audience even by the Left-wing standards of the BBC'.
(Daily Mail - News, )

Germany risked alienating the European Union's key partner in curbing the flow of migrants to Europe by labelling the mass killings of Armenians by Ottoman Turks during World War I genocide.
(USA Today - World, )

They are pushing hard to ensure the U.K.’s departure from the European Union doesn’t leave it with a visible land border, but they want to avoid alienating the country’s larger neighbor with which it has only lately become reconciled.
(The Wall Street Journal - World News, )


2 examples:

How can your business collect payment for late and overdue bills without alienating customers?
(Elizabeth Harris, Contributor in Forbes - Entrepreneurs, )

A cinematic masterpiece about one man's existential fight against implacable power: Allegory about society's alienating impulse or protest against groupthink?
(The Wall Street Journal - Lifestyle, )

Other sentences

63 examples:

Lancome went with alienating Hong Kong.
(Los Angeles Times - World News, )

But one expert cautions it must be done right else risk alienating customers.
(Steve Olenski, Contributor in Forbes - Entrepreneurs, )

The comments risk alienating Cuban Americans, an important voting bloc in the Miami area.
(NBC News, )

Here’s how to show your favorite moments to friends and family without alienating everyone.
(The Wall Street Journal - Lifestyle, )

He believes the Tories are in danger of ‘alienating’ tens of thousands of their core voters.
(Daily Mail - Money, )

Republicans in the #MeToo era are alienating women, whether in Congress, running for it or voting.
(NBC News, )

It is accompanied by avant-garde Swedish composer Lars Johan Werle’s intentionally alienating score.
(Los Angeles Times - Culture Monster, )

Education experts warned that parents may be alienating other families by putting smug comments up on social media.
(Daily Mail - News, )

Kevin Pietersen has risked alienating both the ECB and the BBC by helping to promote talkSPORT’s coverage of the Ashes.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

Now, it seems to be doing just that by alienating some of Tumblr’s core users with adult content filters on mobile apps.
(Forbes - Entrepreneurs, )

The holiday season can be extra hectic for people in the legal business as they try to get bills paid without alienating clients.
(The Wall Street Journal - U.S. Business, )

Damon Lindelof and Tom Perrotta's HBO drama returns for season two, and it's even more enticing — and alienating — than before.
(The Hollywood Reporter - Reviews, )

Darren Bent has slammed Paul Lambert and accused him of alienating players at Aston Villa by forcing them to train with the youth team.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

Electronic cigarettes should be banned in public places but without alienating smokers who are trying to give up, say health officials.
(BBC News - U.K. News, )

Scott Pruitt is helping the GOP deregulate the EPA, but his management methods are alienating both career staffers and political employees.
(John Baldoni, Contributor in Forbes - Business, )

My 16-year-old daughter has been having a difficult summer with friends alienating her (something about a boy liking her rather than her friend).
(The Vancouver Sun - Life, )

A close ally of Ed Miliband has warned that the Labour Party risks alienating voters in the south of England by talking up the north-south divide.
(The Independent - U.K. News, )

Insiders say the Trump-led Republicans are facing a trouncing at the polls because of alienating Latinos, one of the biggest groups of new voters.
(Kim Brunhuber in CBC News - World, )

"Taking an extreme opening position in a real estate deal is one thing, but simply alienating an emerging superpower is another," one expert said.
(Sydney Morning Herald - World, )

Nascar, so closely associated with its Southern roots, continues to struggle in trying to broaden its appeal nationally without alienating its base.
(The New York Times - U.S. News, )

The Liberal government has to make immediate changes to the Access to Information Act or risk alienating voters, warns Canada's information watchdog.
(Catharine Tunney in CBC News - Politics, )

At the risk of alienating a good chunk of the country, if one were to embark upon a culinary tour of Canada, it could fairly easily end at Quebec City.
(The Vancouver Sun - Travel, )

Companies must balance profits and privacy when monetizing their data, otherwise they risk falling off the 'trust cliff' and alienating their customers.
(ZDNet US, )

Charities could be alienating their supporters and causing damage to their brands by using aggressive techniques to raise money, according to a think tank.
(BBC News - U.K. News, )

Demonstrations in Hong Kong put the Obama administration in the awkward position of wanting to support pro-democracy forces without alienating a key partner.
(The New York Times - World News, )

Manchester United run the risk of alienating the Class of ’92 for good with their ongoing prevarications over the make-up of Louis van Gaal’s backroom staff.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

The Conservative Grassroots group - a collection of former constituency chairmen and council leaders - accused senior Tories of alienating ordinary party members.
(Daily Mail - News, )

David Cameron is “living on borrowed time” and driving support for independence by alienating people living in Scotland, the country’s First Minister has said.
(The Independent - U.K. News, )

CHRIS FOY IN AUCKLAND: Warren Gatland has revealed his determination to avoid alienating half of his Lions squad by starting this tour with a pre-determined hierarchy.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

Cities and towns are puzzling over how to respond to a national law outlawing reminders of the Soviet era without sowing confusion or alienating large swaths of voters.
(The Wall Street Journal - World News, )

With the Republican candidates tearing each other apart, big-name conservative hosts are navigating how to address Mr. Trump’s candidacy without alienating listeners.
(The New York Times - Business, )

Ontario NDP Leader Andrea Horwath is dismissing suggestions she's alienating core supporters with her attempts to make the party more business-friendly — and electable.
(The Canadian Press in CBC News - Canada, )

If you adhere too closely to the source, you run the risk of churning out a stale product and potentially alienating general audiences who are not familiar with the game.
(Forbes - Business, )

The British Medical Association has issued advice to its members saying they should call people 'pregnant people' instead of mothers to avoid alienating transgender people.
(Daily Mail - News, )

The Liberty’s hiring of Isiah Thomas, who was involved in a sexual harassment lawsuit in 2007, is a possibly alienating move to fans and observers of women’s basketball.
(The New York Times - Pro-Basketball, )

Alternately, if you stray too far from the source material, you risk alienating fans and leaving audiences dumbfounded as to why you bothered to adapt it in the first place.
(Forbes - Business, )

A college of Oxford University banned a student Christian group from appearing at a freshman fair out of fear it would lead to "alienating" students who practice other religions.
(Fox News - World, )

The list of country legends able to do whatever they want musically without alienating their fans isn't long: Willie Nelson, Loretta Lynn, Dolly Parton and maybe a handful of others.
(Fox News - Entertainment, )

Some Republicans in Colorado say the views of Mr. Tancredo, a former congressman, could energize the state’s Democrats while alienating moderate Republicans and unaffiliated voters.
(The New York Times - U.S. News, )

The Government’s tough rhetoric on immigration is alienating migrant communities and causing “new forms of racism” to break out across the country, a major study will warn on Monday.
(The Independent - U.K. News, )

For many beginners, tuning into CNBC or reading the average financial blog post can be a pretty alienating experience, especially when most of the content is inundated with technical lingo.
(Forbes - Personal Finance, )

David Cameron was facing mutiny among senior Tory MPs last night as they lined up to condemn his handling of the Gaza crisis and to warn his stance was alienating millions of British Muslims.
(The Independent - U.K. News, )

Starbucks' new "Use of the Third Place" policy makes it official that it welcomes anyone, paying customer or not, but the coffee giant has a fine line to tread before alienating loyal customers.
(Andria Cheng, Contributor in Forbes - Business, )

Super Bowl advertisers are treading carefully this year to avoid alienating customers as a divisive political climate takes some of the buzz away from what is usually the biggest spectacle on TV.
(The Denver Post - Entertainment, )

In an email sent out to staff, London-based editor and executive producer Salah-Aldeen Khadr, suggests that the 'Je suis Charlie' slogan could be 'alienating', creating an 'us and them' mentality.
(Daily Mail - News, )

Strategies to boost staff performance and morale by manipulating our desire for meaningful work often achieve the opposite -- damaging organizations and alienating employees -- a new study suggests.
(Science Daily - News, )

Amid an outburst of public anger at the Egyptian government, the country's military-backed leaders are preparing a series of populist economic measures that risk alienating foreign donors and investors.
(The Wall Street Journal - World News, )

Bernie Sanders to end his campaign without alienating his legions of supporters, as party leaders grow eager to unite the party behind Hillary Clinton and provide a more robust defense for her candidacy.
(CNN - U.S. News, )

The owner of three top lager brands has called for an end to beer advertisements that are either "dismissive" or "insulting" to women, after blaming a string of campaigns in the 1980s for alienating woman drinkers.
(The Independent - Food & Drink, )

Canada is weighing steps to settle refugees in parts of the country with low unemployment levels, signaling the government’s effort to use immigration policy to support economic growth—without alienating voters.
(The Wall Street Journal - World News, )

Fed up and ready to get off the sidelines, veteran Iowa Republicans are working to wrest control of the state GOP from the evangelicals, Tea Partyers and Libertarians they blame for alienating longtime party loyalists.
(The Denver Post - Politics, )

Fed up and ready to get off the sidelines, veteran Iowa Republicans are working to wrest control of the state GOP from the evangelicals, tea partyers and libertarians they blame for alienating longtime party loyalists.
(The Denver Post - Politics, )

The Trump administration is struggling with how to pressure North Korea’s top ally and patron—China—without alienating an economic powerhouse that is arguably the best hope to slow its rogue nuclear-weapons program.
(The Wall Street Journal - U.S. Business, )

Indonesia is trying to capture a greater share of the vast wealth from its natural resources by seeking more favorable deals and building state-owned firms into industrial behemoths, which risks alienating foreign investors.
(The Wall Street Journal - World News, )

A decade before Donald Trump upended national politics, Ed Gillespie was among the establishment Republicans counseling his party’s candidates to tread gently on the issue of immigration or risk ruination by alienating Latinos.
(Los Angeles Times - National News, )

As a small or medium-sized company, these blunders are your foot in the door to earning part of the 3.3 trillion private consumption market share that corporations are either overlooking or alienating through cultural insensitivities.
(Forbes - Entrepreneurs, )

The "Tax Geek Tuesday" recommendations continue to roll in, and while some would put me at risk of alienating what few regular readers I have with the level of geekery required *cough* tax aspects of straddles *cough," others are gold.
(Forbes - Personal Finance, )

Amid an outburst of public anger at the Egyptian government that left four people dead on Friday, the country's military-backed leaders are preparing a series of populist economic measures that risk alienating foreign donors and investors.
(The Wall Street Journal - World News, )

Staring down the prospect of nominating Donald Trump for president, Republicans spiraled into a chaotic, last-ditch search Wednesday for a way to save the GOP from hitching its fortunes to an unpredictable celebrity candidate without alienating his throng of followers.
(The Denver Post - Politics, )

NIKE's Consumer Direct Offense, its strategy to revive growth particularly in the North America market where sales just fell 3% in 1Q2018, may be jeopardizing its long term prospects by alienating specialty retailers which play an outsized influencer role in athlete's brand selection.
(Pamela N. Danziger, Contributor in Forbes - Business, )

President Donald Trump's talk of a "military option" in Venezuela risks alienating Latin American nations that overcame their reluctance to work with the Republican leader and had adopted a common, confrontational approach aimed at isolating President Nicolas Maduro's embattled government.
(The Denver Post - Politics, )

To capitalize on this window of opportunity to bring in a much younger (“The Colbert Report” boasts an average audience age of 42.3, “Late Show with David Letterman” is sitting at 58.2) and very different audience, while not alienating the current audience, the show can learn from both Apple and Microsoft.
(Forbes - Entrepreneurs, )

But, in the off-chance that the Barretts might show up again, the IRS went to the U.S. District Judge, and asked that an order by the cool name of Writ of Ne Exeat Republica be issued against the Barretts to keep them from leaving the U.S. (although they were already long gone), requiring them to post a bond for the $351,197, requiring they be detained by the U.S. Marshal Service pending a hearing, requiring that they produce all their books and records of financial assets and accounts, and restricting them from further transferring or alienating their property.
(Forbes - Entrepreneurs, )

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