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Sentences with the verb Allay

16 examples:

She tried to allay their fears but only ended up heightening them.

When his advances were rebuffed, he attempted to allay his rankled ego by publicly undermining her intelligence.

Tesla Motors may have to allay possible concerns over profitability before it hits the ground running with a takeover plan of SolarCity.
(Tech Times - Personal Tech, )

Twenty-First Century Fox said it could legally separate Sky News within the wider Sky group to allay the concerns of a British regulator.
(CNBC, )

The Obama administration has launched an aggressive campaign to try to allay the fears of allies in the Middle East over the Iran nuclear deal.
(The Wall Street Journal - World News, )

As U.S. advocates of the Keystone XL pipeline hailed a conflict of interest finding, opponents said the development does little to allay their concerns.
(UPI - Energy Resources, )

President Barack Obama suggests he may be ready to rein in some of the bulk collection of Americans' phone records to allay the public's privacy concerns.
(Fox News - Politics, )

Exxon Mobil told investors it was taking the steps necessary to allay the concerns about the consequences of using hydraulic fracturing in the United States.
(UPI - Business News, )

Getting a dog can allay the loneliness of old age, but it is not a decision to take lightly: adopting a pet brings on a host of responsibilities and expenses.
(The New York Times - Health, )

The European Commission is increasing the pressure on Google to find a way to allay the concerns of rival companies quickly, or face a massive fine of $5 billion.
(Tech Times - Biz Tech, )

President Hassan Rowhani said Sunday that Western governments must recognise Iran's right to enrich uranium in any deal to allay their concerns about its nuclear programme.
(Fox News - World, )

Ed Miliband will tomorrow tell Britain’s bosses that his sweeping economic reforms would be “good for business” as he tries to allay their fears about his interventionist policies.
(The Independent - U.K. News, )

Prime Minister Theresa May on Monday attempted to allay the fears of European nationals living in Britain, saying they would not be forced to pack their bags once the country exits the European Union.
(Los Angeles Times - World News, )

U.S. President Barack Obama has suggested at an end-of-year news conference that he may be ready to rein in some of the bulk collection of Americans' phone records to allay the public's privacy concerns.
(The Associated Press in CBC News - World, )

Moving to allay the concerns of Iran’s supreme leader about the country’s declining fertility rate, Iranian lawmakers passed legislation that prohibits all surgical operations to permanently prevent pregnancy.
(The New York Times - World News, )

President Barack Obama has raised the possibility of a reroute of the four-state Dakota Access oil pipeline in North Dakota to allay the concerns of Native Americans and others who have demonstrated against the project for months.
(The Associated Press in CBC News - Business, )

Negative sentence with the verb Allay

1 example:

Such attacks are rare, but that fact often doesn't allay people's fears.
(Mary Forgione in Los Angeles Times - Travel & Deal Blog, )

Other sentences

89 examples:

New research by a team of scientists should help allay those fears.
(Science Daily - News, )

The mogul did little to allay those concerns in the first Republican debate.
(NBC News, )

Kerry attempted to allay concerns over U.S. interactions with Saudi neighbors.
(USA Today - World, )

Wallets designed to allay concerns about smart-card security go dapper and daring.
(The Wall Street Journal - Technology, )

Uber will expand its security team four-fold to allay data safety concerns, the FT reports.
(CNBC, )

The report is designed to allay fears over the potential of AI programs to get out of hand.
(Tech Times - Science, )

China's exports and imports rebound in April, helping allay some fears about a slowdown in its economy.
(BBC News - World News, )

Like other U.S. based cloud vendors, AWS is trying to expand in the EU and allay concerns about NSA snooping.
(ZDNet US, )

It's safe to say a visit to Jordan Spieth’s house would allay any fears that superstardom has gone to his head.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

British cyclist Emma Pooley will link up with Swiss team Bigla Cycling for 2013 to allay fears she may have to quit.
(BBC Sport - Cycling, )

Liverpool move to allay fears over Daniel Sturridge's ankle injury and hope the striker will be fit for the new season.
(BBC Sport - Football, )

The United States can help allay European energy security fears by making more liquefied natural gas available, U.S. Sen.
(UPI - Energy Resources, )

House Ways and Means Chair Kevin Brady told CNBC Republicans are working to allay concerns about the border adjustment tax.
(CNBC, )

China's service sector grows at its fastest pace in six months in May, helping allay fears of a sharp slowdown in its economy.
(BBC News - World News, )

Commissioner Koskinen doesn’t have the credibility now to allay investigators’ concerns or the public mistrust of the IRS.
(Fox News - Politics, )

China's central bank, the People's Bank of China, injects fresh funds into the markets to help allay concerns of a cash squeeze.
(BBC News - World News, )

Oklahoma's Baker Mayfield says one of his top priorities as he prepares for the NFL draft is to allay concerns about his character.
(The Denver Post - Sports, )

Its innovations in security should not only allay concerns but encourage cloud migration, Google says at the Google Next conference.
(ZDNet - Just News, )

The head of world football's governing body has moved to allay fears Brazil will not be ready to host the forthcoming Confederations Cup.
(CNN - World Sport, )

Russian President Vladimir Putin seeks to allay Israeli concerns at Russia's military build-up in Syria during top-level talks in Moscow.
(BBC News - World News, )

Apple began sales of its latest iPhones, hoping for strong demand to allay concerns about the company's position in the smartphone market.
(The Wall Street Journal - Technology, )

Russia's defense minister Friday sought to allay concerns the nation's military service personnel weren't adequately cared for or equipped.
(UPI - Emerging Threats, )

Researchers have found a way to create surfboards without using fossil fuels, which may allay the concerns of many eco-conscious wave riders.
(NBC News Science, )

Iran needs to engage with U.N. weapons inspectors to allay concerns about a possible military dimension to its nuclear program, the IAEA said.
(UPI - Emerging Threats, )

The Abbott government has tried to allay concerns some children in South Australia could miss out on the national disability insurance scheme.
(Sydney Morning Herald - National, )

US Defence Secretary Ashton Carter begins a tour of the Middle East in an attempt to allay fears over a recent deal on Iran's nuclear programme.
(BBC News - World News, )

Talks in Geneva on Iran's nuclear programme are to resume on Saturday, as President Obama telephones the Israeli PM to allay fears over any deal.
(BBC News - Politics, )

UEFA have moved to allay any fears that Tottenham’s Europa League tie might be postponed amid the riots that have claimed over 20 lives in Kiev.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

Environmental activists in Canada say federal relief efforts regarding an oil train derailment in Quebec do little to allay public safety concerns.
(UPI - Energy Resources, )

Researchers from the Zheijiang University in China say the findings should allay fears that children born from frozen embryos are somehow inferior.
(Daily Mail - Health, )

Apple began sales of its latest iPhones in Australia, hoping for strong demand to allay concerns about the company's position in the smartphone market.
(The Wall Street Journal - Technology, )

Russia can allay concerns about regional missile defense plans through a closer relationship with NATO, Deputy Secretary-General Alexander Vershbow said.
(UPI - Emerging Threats, )

Serbia, seeking to allay concerns over the flow of "false" asylum-seekers coming from the country, said this week it will do all it can to stem the tide.
(UPI - Emerging Threats, )

The International Atomic Energy Agency got the answers it needed from Iran to allay nuclear concerns, Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister Abbas Araqchi said.
(UPI - Emerging Threats, )

There's no way to offer a single solution that would allay concerns about the safety of crude oil transit by rail, North Dakota Gov. Jack Dalrymple said.
(UPI - Energy Resources, )

Usain Bolt's management have moved to allay fitness concerns following his decision not to compete at this week's Jamaican National Senior Championships.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

Retail veteran Solomon Lew's Premier Investments group has updated the market on its sales and profit to allay concern about weakness in the retail sector.
(Sydney Morning Herald - National, )

As President Trump faces world leaders at the U.N. this week, U.S. officials are working behind the scenes to allay fears about how foreign policy is made.
(NBC News, )

Standard Life and Aberdeen Asset Management have sought to allay investor fears over their plans to have two chief executives following their £11bn merger.
(Daily Mail - Money, )

Mark Harper sought to allay fears about the scale of the influx from Bulgaria and Romania in the New Year after coming under pressure from Tory backbenchers.
(Daily Mail - News, )

As President Trump faces world leaders at the UN this week, U.S. officials are working behind the scenes to allay fears about how U.S. foreign policy is made.
(NBC News, )

IAEA Director General Yukiya Amano said Friday an interim nuclear deal with Iran was an important step but "there is still a long way to go" to allay concerns.
(UPI - Emerging Threats, )

To allay possible concerns, Boston prosecutors released video Friday of the shooting of a police officer last month that resulted in the killing of the gunman.
(CNN - U.S. News, )

A senior State Department official is seeking to allay fears that a plan to reorganize the agency will lead to an upheaval of the foreign policy establishment.
(Fox News - U.S., )

In a devastating analysis, Trevor Phillips insisted the failure to allay fears about the rapidly changing face of the UK is fuelling growing community tensions.
(Daily Mail - News, )

Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg will meet with about 15 conservatives Wednesday as part of an effort to allay fears the social network suppressed conservative news.
(The Wall Street Journal - Technology, )

The release of the Samsung’s de facto leader, Lee Jae-yong, will do little to allay investors’ concerns about the country’s corporate governance standards.
(The Wall Street Journal - Markets News, )

Thailand is now trying to allay foreign tourists' fears sparked by the labelling of the suspect who planted Monday's devastating bomb in Bangkok as a "foreigner".
(Sydney Morning Herald - World, )

The governor of Bulgaria's central bank offered to resign to allay concerns over the institution's credibility amid a deepening political and banking-sector crisis.
(The Wall Street Journal - World News, )

Beware offers of a 'free pension review' because this is the kind of bait fraudsters use to tempt people and allay their suspicions before swiping lifetime savings.
(Daily Mail - Money, )

Liverpool defender Martin Skrtel has moved to allay concerns about the severity of his latest injury set-back and revealed that he will miss just six weeks of action.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

Ahead of the Tape: A run-up in Constellation Brands shares has sparked fears of investor enthusiasm burning out, but a sober look at its prospects should allay concerns.
(The Wall Street Journal - Markets News, )

The action could allow the release of thousands of people if judges approve bond in a move that might allay concerns of Latino groups and other allies over deportations.
(Brian Bennett and Christi Parsons in Los Angeles Times - National News, )

Japan marked a current account surplus for the fourth straight month in May, suggesting a smaller trade shortfall may allay worries about further current account deficits.
(The Wall Street Journal - World News, )

Bradford have moved to allay fears that the club is set to go back into administration but have admitted they will be forced to delay paying the players their monthly wages.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

While this may allay fears of an imminent collapse, new stresses on the banking sector suggest that lending growth will have to weaken and the economy will continue to slow.
(Forbes - Business, )

Overseas students are to be encouraged to pursue university education in the UK as the Government attempts to allay fears that the country has become unwelcoming to foreigners.
(The Independent - Education, )

The Princess Royal has moved to allay fears about the Queen's health by insisting she was feeling "better" despite missing church at Sandringham for the second successive Sunday.
(Sydney Morning Herald - World, )

On the first day of the Australian Open, officials tried to allay fears that the sport has a match-fixing problem, and Williams, the defending women’s champion, showed signs of rust.
(The New York Times - Tennis, )

The program at Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport (CVG) in Hebron, Ky., features the only horses in America to greet travelers, allay their anxiety and pose for photos.
(Los Angeles Times - Travel & Deal Blog, )

FTC commissioners met Wednesday to discuss Sysco’s planned merger, following a presentation by the food distribution giant intended as a last-ditch effort to allay antitrust concerns.
(The Wall Street Journal - U.S. Business, )

All Blacks captain Kieran Read has moved to allay any fears he could miss the Lions tour because of a broken thumb with the expectation he should be ready for the first test on June 24.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

Alibaba founder Jack Ma sought to allay concerns about the company's structure and expansion strategy, telling investors at an IPO marketing event the Internet giant would focus on China.
(The Wall Street Journal - Technology, )

SC Johnson, which makes Mr Muscle, Glade and Toilet Duck products has released a list of the ingredients in the fragrances in its European products in a bid to allay fears over chemicals.
(Daily Mail - Health, )

Arsene Wenger has moved to allay fears that Jack Wilshere could miss Euro 2016. The Arsenal midfielder hasn't played this season owing to an ankle injury raising concerns over his fitness.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

Facebook Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg will meet with about 15 prominent conservatives on Wednesday as part of an effort to allay fears that the social network suppressed conservative news.
(The Wall Street Journal - Technology, )

US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has sought to allay fears of a military confrontation with North Korea after President Donald Trump warned he could unleash "fire and fury" on the pariah state.
(CNN - World News, )

Comcast and Time Warner Cable have entered negotiations to sell cable assets worth up $20 billion to Charter Communications in a deal aimed to allay Washington's concerns about their proposed merger.
(CNBC, )

Senior executives from container-shipping giants Maersk Line and Mediterranean Shipping flew to Washington last week to allay any doubts the Federal Maritime Commission may have over their proposed alliance.
(The Wall Street Journal - U.S. Business, )

Solid job gains resumed last month after an anemic March, but the rebound wasn't strong enough to allay concerns that a modestly growing labor market still can't generate much of a raise in workers' paychecks.
(Jim Puzzanghera in Los Angeles Times - Business, )

Brian Roberts and other Comcast execs are doing their best to allay fears associated with the company acquiring DreamWorks Animation, holding a meeting to talk directly with the animation studio’s employees.
(Tech Times - Personal Tech, )

Seeking to allay concerns of visitors to Rio for the Olympics in August, health officials say they are working to tame a triple epidemic of mosquito-borne diseases, including the Zika virus linked to infant brain damage.
(The Wall Street Journal - World News, )

Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said his government isn't looking at imposing restrictions on the movement of capital out of the economy as he sought to allay investor concerns that have lately hurt financial markets.
(The Wall Street Journal - World News, )

Google is close to settling a three-year antitrust probe by European regulators after it offered "much better" concessions to allay concerns over blocking rivals from internet search results, two sources said on Wednesday.
(Reuters in CBC News - Technology & Science, )

President Obama this week will visit the Pentagon and the National Counterterrorism Center, high-profile stops to try to allay Americans' concerns about the growing domestic and global terror threat posed by the Islamic State.
(Fox News - Politics, )

The U.K. government said it would conduct a review of Chinese firm Huawei Technologies Co.'s cybersecurity arrangements, as it moves to allay concerns that the country's telecommunications network may not be adequately protected.
(The Wall Street Journal - U.S. Business, )

A minor but mysterious earthquake in North Korea, close to where the country recently conducted a nuclear test, set off concerns it might have been caused by an explosion, though South Korean officials tried to allay those fears.
(The Associated Press in CBC News - World, )

Malaysian officials sought Tuesday to allay rising anger in China and widespread doubts at home after their government concluded that Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 had plunged into the south Indian Ocean with no hope for survivors.
(Don Lee in Los Angeles Times - World News, )

A brief exchange between Prime Minister Stephen Harper and Green Party Leader Elizabeth May did nothing to allay concerns about the broad powers proposed for Canada's spies in the government's anti-terrorism bill, May said Tuesday.
(Laura Payton in CBC News - Politics, )

The Food and Drug Administration approved a first-of-its kind cancer therapy aimed at bolstering a patient’s own immune cells, while the drugmaker behind the treatment attempted to allay worry over the high cost of the procedure.
(The Wall Street Journal - U.S. Business, )

Apple Inc. forecast revenue for the holiday shopping-quarter largely above market expectations, helping allay investor concerns about production delays and supply constraints for the iPhone X, which it will start shipping on Friday.
(Reuters in CBC News - Business, )

Oracle touted its cloud strategy as well as its hardware products, but the sales miss won't do much to allay concerns that the company is having trouble battling companies like Workday and Salesforce as well as open source databases.
(ZDNet US, )

Donald Trump sought to allay voter concerns about his temperament Wednesday as Hillary Clinton tried to assure Americans that her mistakes in handling national security email should not undercut their trust in her capacity to lead the nation.
(Los Angeles Times - Motor Racing, )

The U.S. economy grew at its strongest pace in two years in the third quarter, according to government data released Friday morning, helping to allay fears that the world's largest economy might be stalling following a sustained period of weakness.
(The Denver Post - Business, )

Saudi Arabia's newly ascended King Salman buried his predecessor, King Abdullah, on Friday, then moved quickly at a time of regional turmoil to allay fear of a looming power struggle among hundreds of princes in the next generation of the House of Saud.
(Carol J. Williams, Alexandra Zavis in Los Angeles Times - World News, )

More than ten thousand private messages sent between users of Bloomberg's financial terminals have leaked online, undermining the company's attempts to restore faith in its ability to keep client data confidential as it scrambles to allay clients' privacy concerns.
(CNN - World Business, )

Fears of terrorism are hanging over America's holiday season, so President Barack Obama is planning a series of events this week aimed at trying to allay concerns about his strategy for stopping the Islamic State terrorist group abroad and its sympathizers at home.
(The Denver Post - Politics, )

Health officials in Madrid sought to allay fears over Ebola today after announcing that in addition to the nurse who was reported on Monday night to have contracted the disease, three people are in quarantine because of potential contagion and a further 52 are being monitored.
(The Independent - World News, )

Federal Reserve officials Wednesday described their pullback on a key stimulus program as modest, and at the same time sought to allay any concerns about the central bank's efforts to boost growth by promising to keep short-term interest rates low longer that it has signaled before.
(Jim Puzzanghera and Don Lee in Los Angeles Times - Money & Company, )

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