Sentence Examples


  • All I know is that he gets defensive when I mention Uncle Fabrice.
  • Every time the subject of your father came up, you got defensive and I backed off because I was afraid of losing you.
  • I got some ideas and I have a few feelers out, Fred answered, a defensive tone in his voice.
  • Greece and Crete were thus confronted with what was in effect a defensive alliance between Turkey and Rumania.
  • Within this area Great Britain has exclusive jurisdiction, and is represented by a commissioner under the colonial office; and has, besides, the right to erect fortifications, station troops and take any other measures necessary for defensive purposes at any points on or near the coast in that part of the peninsula east of 121 0 40' E.