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Example Sentences for "combat"

He was killed in combat during the Second World WarDoctors are trying to combat the spread of AIDS with a new miracle drug.

He was killed in combat during the Second World War.

The government is trying to combat inflation by freezing salaries in the public sector.

The conflict resulted from a clash between the usual combatants in the area.

The politician was a very combative man, and he refused to give up even when polls showed he was certain to lose the election.

How many soldiers have died in combat throughout Europe's violent history?

The Colosseum provided violent spectacles of combats featuring men and animals for the entertainment of the public of ancient Rome.

The government has okayed spraying to combat the spread of malaria-carrying mosquitoes in the area.

Andr- Gide once said that it is easier to lead men to combat, stirring up their passion, than to restrain them, and direct them toward the patient labors of peace.

Max Lucado once remarked that conflict is inevitable, but combat is optional.

The government has announced increased funding towards combatting the spread of AIDS.

In an effort to combat unemployment, the government of Trinidad and Tobago is encouraging the development of new industries.

The last American combat troops left Vietnam in August of 1972.

Living a stressful life apparently lowers one's ability to combat disease.

The World Health Organization recently implemented a global strategy on diet and exercise aimed at combatting obesity, heart disease and other illnesses associated with an unhealthy lifestyle.

In World War One, hand to hand combat was replaced by technological weaponry which did not require enemy soldiers to come face to face.

Discussion question: Should women in the military be permitted to take part in combat?

Find someone who has had combat training.


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