Sentence Examples

  • It thereby loses the cost of rearing that number of people to adult age, and is left with a disproportionate number of children and old people.
  • The disproportionate rise in the case of females is probably due to the policy of the industrial arbitration court.
  • Vespucci afterwards made three voyages to the Brazilian coast; and in 1504 he wrote an account of his four voyages, which was widely circulated, and became the means of procuring for its author at the hands of the cartographer Waldseemi ller in 1507 the disproportionate distinction of giving his name to the whole continent.
  • The law of conscription was voted on the 5th of September 1798; and the tragedy of Rastadt, where the French commissioners were assassinated, was the opening of a war, desired but illprepared for, in which the Directory showed hesitation in strategy and incoherence in tactics, over a disproportionate area in Germany, Switzerland and Italy.
  • In fact, we don't simply buy more government, but we give it a disproportionate amount of our increased income.

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