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Question with the verb affirm

1 example:

According to the data in this problem, can we affirm that reflection or refraction is going to occur?

Sentences with the verb affirm

11 examples:

It is not necessary to deny another's reality in order to affirm your own.
(Anne Wilson Schaef)

Nonito Donaire hopes to affirm his position as one of the world's top super-bantamweights Saturday night.
(Lance Pugmire in Los Angeles Times - Boxing, )

A three-judge panel’s decision in April to affirm the approval of the landmark settlement will stand, exhausting another appeal.
(The New York Times - Pro-Football, )

Screenwriter Shonda Rhimes said Tuesday that Derek Shepherd's 'Grey's Anatomy' exit was the only way to affirm his and Meredith Grey's love in the end.
(UPI - Entertainment News, )

White House officials will meet with privacy advocates Thursday in response to an online petition urging President Obama to affirm his support for strong encryption.
(USA Today - Tech, )

The U.S. Supreme Court narrowly voted to affirm the legality of same-sex marriage across the country on Friday, declaring state bans on gay marriage unconstitutional in a historic -4 decision.
(CBC News in CBC News - World, )

The shrinking budget deficit and improving economy has led Moody's Investor Services to affirm the naton's AAA credit rating and upgrade the outlook for government debt to stable from a negative watch that could have led to a downgrade.
(Jim Puzzanghera in Los Angeles Times - Money & Company, )

The shrinking budget deficit and improving economy has led Moody's Investor Services to affirm the nation's AAA credit rating and upgrade the outlook for government debt to stable from a negative watch that could have led to a downgrade.
(Jim Puzzanghera in Los Angeles Times - Money & Company, )

Penn State University trustees voted on Wednesday to affirm their commitment to sanctions imposed by the NCAA following the Jerry Sandusky child sex scandal, turning back a challenge by board members who think the consent agreement is too harsh.
(The New York Times - Pro-Football, )

Jonathan Kaiman at the LA Times accredits the closure of venues and festivals, and denial of visas to President Xi Jinping's anti-foreigner campaign, citing reports of increased pressure by local artists and venue owners to affirm the pro-socialist movement being carried out by the state.
(Forbes - Business, )

Italy's highest court has once more delayed a ruling on whether it will affirm a lower court's decision ordering the Getty Museum to return one of its most prized antiquities, the so-called Getty Bronze, to Italy after 36 years as one of the foremost works on display at the Getty Villa in...
(Mike Boehm in Los Angeles Times - Culture Monster, )


1 example:

Do you solemnly swear or affirm that you will tell the truth, the whole truth, and nothing but the truth?

Other sentences

33 examples:

Many scientists affirm that life on Earth didn't come up by chance.

The exploiting classes try to immortalize false worldviews to affirm and strengthen their domination.

The artist has one function -- to affirm and glorify life.
(W. Edward Brown)

Scientific advancement should aim to affirm and to improve human life.
(Nathan Deal)

Mirrors and paternity are abominable because they multiply and affirm it.
(Jorge Luis Borges in Tlön, Uqbar, Orbis Tertius, )

That's why I believe that we must never fail to affirm that we are indeed one nation under God.
(Lee Greenwood)

Philadelphia coaches pass on opportunity to affirm Murray's role.
(USA Today - NFL, )

Max Levchin weighs in on PayPal's split with eBay, and new start-ups, Affirm and Glow.
(CNBC, )

Funding agency aims to affirm best practice with independent checks on research methods.
(Nature, )

Many of the survey’s findings affirm the game’s popularity across a variety of metrics.
(Forbes - Business, )

Romantics from around the world affirm their love by affixing padlocks to certain bridges in Paris.
(The New York Times - World News, )

Max Levchin, Affirm CEO, discusses why he changed his opinions about the ongoing battle between Apple and the FBI.
(CNBC, )

Researchers show running makes it easier to move in older adults, affirm the benefits of vigorous exercise in a study.
(Tech Times - Health, )

Affirm, an ambitious consumer lending start-up based in San Francisco, will use the money to accelerate its growth plans.
(The New York Times - Technology, )

The Swiss group’s investment banking division is generating the kind of returns that affirm the strategic choices it made.
(The Wall Street Journal - Markets News, )

He needs redemption from the scrutinizing cynical and honest eye of Ines to affirm he’s not a coward, which she’ll never provide.
(Forbes - Entrepreneurs, )

The decision of Moody's and Fitch to both affirm Australia's AAA credit rating for the time being has supported the Australian dollar.
(Sydney Morning Herald - National, )

As someone who’s been in business for many years, I can positively affirm that with every increasing year, everything is moving faster.
(Forbes - Entrepreneurs, )

Thousands of pages of documents from President Bill Clinton's White House affirm a longtime adage: The more things change, the more they stay the same.
(The Denver Post - Politics, )

Preachy doesn't begin to describe "War Room," a mighty long-winded and wincingly overwrought domestic drama from Sony's faith-based Affirm Films division.
(Los Angeles Times - Movies Now, )

Bobbing high above the pine trees encrusted with thick puffs of powder, spectacular snow ghosts affirm just how much of the fluffy stuff I'm about to lap up.
(The Vancouver Sun - Travel, )

Iran said the West must affirm its right to enrich uranium or there's no deal, as the U.S. Senate majority leader called for prompt new sanctions if talks fail.
(UPI - News, )

Thousands of pages of documents released Friday from President Bill Clinton's White House affirm a longtime adage: The more things change, the more they stay the same.
(The Denver Post - Politics, )

Max Levchin, a serial entrepreneur who co-founded payments company PayPal and game maker Slide, is returning to the role of chief executive for the first time in four years to run Affirm.
(The Wall Street Journal - Technology, )

When you move in a world where everything from the media to politics affirm your gender on a daily basis, it's all too easy to develop a blind spot when it comes to matters of sexism and gender inequality.
(Forbes - Business, )

Tesla Motors, the maker of luxury electric cars, said its fourth-quarter net loss nearly tripled to $320 million but the company affirm its plans to increase sales this year by between 60% and 80% over 2015.
(The Wall Street Journal - Technology, )

I don't plan to contest or affirm Moody's prediction; I think what's more critical to be aware of is that for you and other presidents of small colleges, there is not only a threat but a window of opportunity.
(Forbes - Education, )

The White House continued to defend President Barack Obama’s leadership style and affirm his relationship with Vice President Joe Biden Wednesday in the face of harsh accusations by Obama’s former defense secretary.
(NBC News, )

The bombings at the Boston Marathon didn't so much heighten concern or raise fears among the Angels as much as affirm what they have felt for a while, that as professional athletes playing America's pastime they could be targets.
(Mike DiGiovanna in Los Angeles Times - Baseball, )

A New Brunswick politician has introduced a motion calling on the provincial legislature to condemn the views of MP John Williamson and affirm that the provincial government denounces his demeaning remarks about temporary foreign workers.
(CBC News in CBC News - Politics, )

In the AFFIRM trial, androgen receptor antagonist therapy with enzalutamide improved the overall survival of men with metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer (mCRPC) with disease progression after docetaxel treatment, compared with placebo.
(Nature Reviews Clinical Oncology, )

San Francisco is urging some 37,000 Uber and Lyft drivers to register themselves as businesses — adding red tape that could hurt ride-hailing companies’ bid to grow their workforce, but also helping affirm that those drivers are independent contractors, not employees.
(Los Angeles Times - Technology, )

The religion of high-school football commingles with plain old-fashioned religion in "When the Game Stands Tall," an inspirational sports drama (from Sony's in-house, faith-based label Affirm Films) that goes long on rectitudinous sermonizing but comes up short on gridiron thrills.
(The Denver Post - Entertainment, )

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