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Example Sentences for "decent"

It's hard to find a decent restaurant in this town; all they seem to have is fast food placesMasa is a really decent guy who would never lie to his girlfriend.

It's hard to find a decent restaurant in this town; all they seem to have is fast food places.

The released prisoners of war said they were treated decently by the enemy.

It is hard to get a decent education for one's children when the government continues to cut the education budget.

My mother didn't think it was decent to see other men after my dad died, but we hated to see her all alone.

The company president felt that decency required he resign after making decisions that almost bankrupted the company.

Nowadays, it is hard to earn a decent living unless both partners in a marriage are working.

My grandmother thinks it is indecent for people to have sex before marriage.

Actor James Earl Jones once suggested that because criminals carry guns, law-abiding citizens should also have guns, otherwise the criminals will win and decent people will lose.

No decent girl would go out with a boy like him. He's unemployed, impolite and untrustworthy.

He's pretty decent on defense but he's not one to score goals.

We were able to get a nice sofa at a decent price during the big sale.

He has been earning a decent income for a number of years now, and can afford to buy quite a nice house.

A decent home is a basic necessity of life.

The boys made a decent effort, but they still lost the game.

In November 2004, an aide to President George W. Bush suggested that in order to achieve a hopeful and decent society, the government would seek to ban same-sex marriage.


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