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Questions with the noun Abuse

2 examples:

So how do you go about catching and convicting those who carried about their abuse decades ago?
(BBC News - U.K. News, )

Questions now abound for me: why were the teachers almost all single middle-aged men, why were the girl students never invited to dinner ... and was I being groomed for abuse?
(Sydney Morning Herald - National, )

Sentences with the noun Abuse

32 examples:

I'm against any kind of abuse.

They burst out into a storm of abuse.

She walked out on her boyfriend after three years of abuse.

His family staged an intervention to confront his abuse of prescription drugs.

There must be equal pay for equal work, and where this is not the case, the abuse must be resisted at all costs.

It was not worth the abuse.
(Forbes - Technology, )

Older homeowners are often the butt of abuse.
(Daily Mail - Money, )

She was devastated to receive a torrent of abuse.
(Daily Mail - Health, )

Opioids are highly addicting and liable for abuse.
(Science Daily - News, )

Experts fear this may lead to higher rates of abuse.
(Daily Mail - Health, )

Only 41 out of 1000 cases of elder abuse are reported.
(Forbes - Personal Finance, )

He says Keane followed him, then launched a tirade of abuse.
(Daily Mail - News, )

Michael Egan wouldn’t stand behind his allegations of abuse.
(The Hollywood Reporter - Movies, )

The Metropolitan Police have received 106 allegations of abuse.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

They are manipulating their victims into being complicit in the abuse.
(The Independent - Arts & Entertainment, )

Animation designed to teach children how to share the secret of abuse.
(BBC News - U.K. News, )

Inspectors demanded urgent improvements to protect patients from abuse.
(Daily Mail - Health, )

Bullies can face up to five years in prison if found guilty of the abuse.
(Daily Mail - News, )

The hospitality industry is being taught to recognize the signs of abuse.
(CNN - U.S. News, )

Ex-Olympic doctor Larry Nassar has received a 175-year sentence for abuse.
(BBC Sport, )

The abuse of military jargon is driving Joe Queenan to take up verbal arms.
(The Wall Street Journal - Lifestyle, )

After five months away from Twitter Yaya Toure is back. And so is the abuse.
(BBC News - Technology, )

Almost all of the freed prisoners are in poor health and bore signs of abuse.
(The Vancouver Sun - World, )

Some of the abuse was sent on the day of the 11-month-old's death, they said.
(BBC News - U.K. News, )

Police are also putting an additional charge of abuse of a corpse to the court.
(CBC News in CBC News - World, )

More than half of the homes with the highest rate of abuse were in small towns.
(Laura Osman in CBC News - Health, )

LinkedIn says it has now patched the flaw and it didn't find evidence of abuse.
(Tech Times - Personal Tech, )

Choi is at the heart of an abuse of power probe, and was arrested at the weekend.
(Daily Mail - News, )

Police submitted files about his abuse of boys in Rochdale in 1970, 1998 and 1999.
(Daily Mail - News, )

The first-even system can judge bishops who failed to protect children from abuse.
(USA Today - World, )

The neighbour from hell mocked their daughter's infertility in a campaign of abuse.
(Daily Mail - News, )

The Prime Rib has fired the problematic server, but is still getting hit with abuse.
(Fox News - Lifestyle, )

Questions with the verb Abuse

2 examples:

How long, O Catiline, will you abuse our patience?

What's the law on the people who abuse others online?
(BBC News - Technology, )

Sentences with the verb Abuse

5 examples:

If you abuse your computer, it won't work well.

Some customers still try to abuse it.
(Forbes - Entrepreneurs, )

A year later, he met his Scoutmaster who would abuse him for a decade.
(Daily Mail - Femail, )

Martin McGuinness denounces those who used social media to abuse an MLA.
(BBC News - Politics, )

The Brazilian government is cracking down on ranchers who abuse their workers.
(CNN - World News, )

Negative sentences with the verb Abuse

3 examples:

Don't abuse me, please.

One must not abuse animals.

People shouldn't abuse animals.

Questions

28 examples:

Can you see how companies or the government could abuse this information?

How widespread is abuse of vulnerable residents?
(BBC News - Health, )

Should animal abuse cases warrant submitting DNA?
(Haydn Watters in CBC News - Technology & Science, )

What effect has The Archers domestic abuse story had?
(BBC News - Entertainment & Arts, )

Are Indonesian maids vulnerable to abuse in Hong Kong?
(BBC News - World News, )

Was this politician sent abuse from a police computer?
(BBC News - World News, )

How could my Rolf be guilty of such pathological abuse?
(Daily Mail - News, )

How to deal with death threats and abuse on social media?
(BBC News - Technology, )

How widespread is abuse of vulnerable care home residents?
(BBC News - U.K. News, )

What are claims of establishment cover-up of abuse reports?
(BBC News - U.K. News, )

If they don't talk to the ref, there can't be abuse, right?
(The Vancouver Sun - National, )

What is driving abuse of Adderall and other prescription stimulants?
(Tech Times - Health, )

What can be done locally to stem the tide against image-based abuse?
(Sydney Morning Herald - National, )

Could pesticides - their use and abuse - increase levels of cancer and birth defects?
(BBC News - U.K. News, )

Will throttling abuse of the H-1B solve the problem for vanishing low-end tech work in the US?
(ZDNet - Just News, )

Was the abuse Jones suffered a result of simple drunken behaviour or is the wider system to blame?
(Jack de Menezes in The Independent - Sport, )

The behaviour of aid workers is under intense scrutiny. Are agencies doing enough to prevent abuse?
(BBC News - World News, )

Amber Rudd claimed there are more beds available for women escaping abuse in England. Is this true?
(BBC News - U.K. News, )

Lots of people have said the producer's alleged harassment and abuse was "an open secret". How open?
(BBC News - Entertainment & Arts, )

Is your portfolio a victim of elder abuse, a fashion emergency, or more like the show Leave It To Beaver?
(Forbes - Personal Finance, )

One UK police force have made misogyny a hate crime to try and tackle sexist abuse, but how does it work?
(BBC News - U.K. News, )

What's it like to be vilified on the internet, and how can protection from online abuse be balanced with freedom of speech?
(ZDNet US, )

Internet trolling has become a growing problem in recent years, but is enough being done to teach children about online abuse?
(BBC News - U.K. News, )

In an attempt to minimize abuse, will the change also affects patients with legitimate medical needs for the narcotic painkiller?
(Forbes - Technology, )

Are we on the verge of a sex abuse scandal that will dwarf any of the previous outrages involving celebrities such as Jimmy Savile, Max Clifford and Rolf Harris?
(Daily Mail - News, )

This actual case illustrates a common problem for adult children of aging parents: can you limit a parent's freedom for financial decisions when he is subject to abuse from con artists?
(Forbes - Personal Finance, )

In the midst of a fresh eruption of abuse allegations surrounding the government’s troubled temporary foreign worker program, is Jason Kenney’s reputation as a capable taskmaster taking a beating?
(The Vancouver Sun - National, )

As about 150 parishioners filed into St Patrick's Cathedral, the home of the Catholic Church in Melbourne, one question was on everyone's mind: Would the historical sex abuse charges laid against Cardinal George Pell be addressed?
(Sydney Morning Herald - National, )

Other sentences

100 examples:

He showered abuse on me.

She showered abuse on me.

They're against animal abuse.

He flung a stream of abuse at me.

Words of abuse poured from his lips.

We can only abuse of things that are good.

Tom has trouble dealing with verbal abuse.

He heaped abuse on the rather surprised clerk.

Property is the right to use & abuse; it engenders despotism.

My father is oblivious to the emotional pain his abuse caused me.

Congress brought in reforms to prevent abuse of presidential power.

When it comes to drugs, there's a very fine line between use and abuse.

Everyone has the right to be stupid. Some people just abuse that privilege.

It is the place where there is no person in question, and you shouldn't say abuse.

Tom directed a torrent of abuse at Mary as she came late again for their weekly meeting.

I'm not afraid of anything after having verbal abuse heaped on me like that. In fact, I feel empowered by it.

I see abuse, tears and anguish.
(Sydney Morning Herald - National, )

Son was victim of alleged abuse.
(USA Today - NFL, )

He had been accused of verbal abuse.
(Daily Mail - News, )

He was cleared of abuse allegations.
(Daily Mail - News, )

The Welsh winger has come in for some torrid abuse.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

Cholita endured years of abuse at a circus in Peru.
(Daily Mail - News, )

Stadiums do not shout abuse or punch you on the nose.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

He faced a torrent of abuse from disgruntled customers.
(Daily Mail - Money, )

One place in Kabul offers hope to women escaping abuse.
(BBC News - World News, )

Abuse and indifference know no bounds at Michigan State.
(USA TODAY Sports in USA Today - Sports, )

She received a torrent of abuse from his fans on Twitter.
(Daily Mail - Femail, )

Many are in uproar on Facebook calling the stunt 'abuse'.
(Daily Mail - Femail, )

Residents allege that sex abuse by peacekeepers continues.
(USA Today - World, )

Verbal abuse is the most common form of workplace violence.
(Science Daily - News, )

She has since received a barrage of abuse for her question.
(Daily Mail - Femail, )

As an 18-year-old he endured the most ghastly racist abuse.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

IAN HERBERT: The abuse has kept on coming in the past week.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

Minimum punishment for players found guilty of racist abuse.
(BBC Sport, )

The website's usual form to deal with abuse won't work here.
(USA Today - Tech, )

Rosemarie Francis was born into a life of poverty and abuse.
(The Vancouver Sun - Entertainment/Arts, )

For some, going online means bullying, harassment and abuse.
(Dan Misener in CBC News - Technology & Science, )

Daisy Goodwin suggests books that deal with emotional abuse.
(Daily Mail - Femail, )

Former NFL wideout allegedly involved in domestic abuse case.
(USA Today - NFL, )

Here is how to report online abuse on the microblogging site.
(Tech Times - Personal Tech, )

Here are some suggestions from people who have endured abuse.
(Laura Wright in CBC News - Technology & Science, )

It was abuse, horrid, racist abuse but ultimately meaningless.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

Two abuse victims claimed killings were linked to sex parties.
(Daily Mail - News, )

Even the most insulting abuse from fans can be shrugged aside.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

Shame on you for that not-so-humble bragging and hashtag abuse.
(CNET News, )

The pill is designed to discourage abuse by painkiller addicts.
(Tech Times - Health, )

Physical abuse of women or children is completely unacceptable.
(Forbes - Business, )

She has spoken for the first time about the abuse she received.
(Daily Mail - Femail, )

He said Anelka, who denies the charge of abuse, has his backing.
(Daily Mail - News, )

Eight members will help advise Pope Francis on sex abuse policy.
(USA Today - World, )

Here's how one woman broke free from the hell of domestic abuse.
(USA Today - National, )

Rulings have made it harder for victims of abuse to seek justice.
(The New York Times - U.S. News, )

Bar owner Cameron said the man swore and spat abuse at bar staff.
(Daily Mail - News, )

Abuse victims praise ex-footballer's courage, after he spoke out.
(BBC Sport, )

The authors call for a more integrated treatment of opioid abuse.
(Tech Times - Health, )

Both died in their 40s from long-term abuse of anabolic steroids.
(Daily Mail - Health, )

Republicans are fighting to make America safe for financial abuse.
(The New York Times - U.S. News, )

New research suggests that top performers often feel hidden abuse.
(Forbes - Entrepreneurs, )

The Gunners boss was subject to a torrent of abuse after the game.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

Gareth, 36, from Yorkshire, was just seven when the abuse started.
(Daily Mail - Femail, )

The three reported that they were subjected to anti-Semitic abuse.
(Daily Mail - News, )

Seattle quarterback endures abuse with three starters out Thursday.
(USA Today - NFL, )

Learn how she succeeded in thwarting financial abuse of her father.
(Forbes - Business, )

Francis said sex abuse in the church can no longer be kept a secret.
(The Vancouver Sun - World, )

Financial abuse of older Americans is happening at an alarming rate.
(Forbes - Personal Finance, )

His initial defense of a priest accused of abuse had outraged Chile.
(The New York Times - World News, )

But she reveals after years of sexist abuse she has quit the forces.
(Daily Mail - News, )

During a five-year period, heroin abuse has nearly doubled in America.
(NBC News, )

Coach abuse can derail morals, while ethical leadership builds morale.
(NBC News Health, )

The law comes with a number of restrictions intended to prevent abuse.
(Tech Times - Health, )

Curbing abuse will make our system better and our innovation stronger.
(Forbes - Education, )

Teacher Ronald Wotton, 73, would catch a pupil’s eye and abuse them.
(Daily Mail - News, )

The Get Out director says it will address "gender dynamics" and abuse.
(BBC News - Entertainment & Arts, )

The NFL could have sent a clear message on domestic abuse. They failed.
(USA Today - NFL, )

It's no secret that Twitter can be a hotbed of abuse and foul language.
(The Independent - Gadgets & Tech, )

It's a practice critics say makes Canada ripe for tax-haven-type abuse.
(Zach Dubinsky,Rachel Houlihan,Dave Seglins in CBC News - Business, )

A radio campaign in Connecticut warning of the dangers of opioid abuse.
(Los Angeles Times - Business, )

Recorded confrontation prompts sex abuse charges against former teacher.
(USA Today - National, )

Patent abuse slows down research and innovation, and must be confronted.
(Nature, )

Advice to help older adults avoid financial abuse from those they trust.
(The New York Times - Business, )

Opioid use and abuse is a significant social, health and economic issue.
(Science Daily - News, )

Tens of millions of elderly may be suffering from abuse, researchers say.
(USA Today - World, )

Animal rights groups fight to allow filmed documentation of animal abuse.
(USA Today - Money, )

Kentucky lawmaker introduces bill to fight cough syrup abuse among teens.
(USA Today - National, )

Activists say agencies policies have led to epidemic of painkiller abuse.
(USA Today - National, )

This was a calculated, authorised regime of abuse on an industrial scale.
(Daily Mail - News, )

New reports cite alleged witnesses claiming abuse went back to the 1970s.
(USA Today - Sports, )

The issue: Kesha is claiming years of abuse at the hands of her producer.
(CNN - Entertainment, )

Chapman was suspended 30 games this season for a domestic abuse incident.
(USA Today - Sports, )

Truly, there is nothing no one will use and abuse in the name of winning.
(Bob Cook, Contributor http://www.forbes.com/sites/bobcook/ in Forbes - Business, )

One in four women will be the victim of domestic abuse in their lifetime.
(Maya Kachroo-Levine, [email protected] https://www.forbes.com/sites/mayakachroolevine/people/mayakachroolevine/ in Forbes - Personal Finance, )

Here, she breaks down 14 subtle emotional abuse tactics in relationships.
(Daily Mail - Health, )

Owners also vow to clamp down on unsportsmanlike conduct and verbal abuse.
(The Vancouver Sun - Football, )

'Private Violence' tells a North Carolina woman's story of domestic abuse.
(USA Today - National, )

Each year in the U.S., more than 1,600 children die from abuse or neglect.
(Science Daily - News, )

Instead, they point to abuse, poverty or anger toward a particular person.
(Science Daily - News, )

Research has revealed how recreational ketamine abuse damages the bladder.
(Science Daily - News, )

The defense is trying to get a sex abuse case against the comedian tossed.
(NBC News Entertainment, )

A hair salon in Norwich is training staff to spot signs of domestic abuse.
(BBC News - Business, )

His latest book, "Smile," delves into painful memories of youth and abuse.
(The Denver Post - Entertainment, )

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