Sentence Examples


  • I can't believe Russ would shirk the responsibility of his own child.
  • He was a reasonable man and she had never known him to shirk his responsibilities.
  • He was not a man to shirk responsibility, and notwithstanding that he had reached the age of 74, he undertook to carry out the Panama Canal project (see Panama Canal and France: History).
  • With that event it is again natural to connect Timothy's imprisonment, his release from which our author records in closing; while the news of Jewish success in Paul's case would enhance any tendency among Asian Jewish Christians to shirk "boldness" of confession (x.
  • Despite his size, the guy never shirks a tackle or a high ball.

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