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.
  • When Antigonus Gonatas threatened to restore Macedonian power in Greece, the Athenians, supported perhaps by the king of Egypt, formed a large defensive coalition; but in the ensuing " Chremonidean War " (266-263) a naval defeat off Andros led to their surrender and the imposition of a Macedonian garrison.
  • He emerged from his defensive position, pausing near her.
  • I got some ideas and I have a few feelers out, Fred answered, a defensive tone in his voice.