English words and Examples of Usage

Example Sentences for "decline"

The value of the yen on international markets has declined significantly over the past yearThe decline in the New York stock market is due to the financial crisis in Asia.

The value of the yen on international markets has declined significantly over the past year.

He asked her to the dance, but she declined his invitation.

There has been a steady decline in the number of refugees coming from Eastern Europe now that the situation has stabilized there.

We offered to give Sharon a ride home, but she declined, saying that she felt like walking.

The number of houses sold in our city has declined by almost 10% in the past year due to rising interest rates.

Voter support for the party has declined by over 25% due to the leader's recent scandals.

Studies show that the impact of social origin on educational attainment has declined over the past century.

Modernization has been associated with a decline in the status of the elderly.

Jean de La Bruyere once said that we perceive when love begins and when it declines by our embarrassment when alone together.

Men reach the peak of their sexual powers in their late teens or early twenties, and then begin to slowly decline.

The decline of the Martian Empire began soon after the attacks from Jupiter intensified.

It is considered polite manners in Chinese culture to decline gifts two, or even three times before accepting.

The fur industry has declined dramatically in the last 20 years as people come to realize how much the animals suffer.

He invited his ex-girlfriend to his wedding, but she declined of course.

Studies show that participation in all types of physical activity declines strikingly as age or grade in school increases.

In the last 30 years, the average family size in Ukraine has declined from 5 members to 3.

A Tibetan proverb states that pride causes virtue to decline.

When the British Houses of Parliament were destroyed by fire in 1834, the King offered Buckingham Palace as a new home for Parliament, but the offer was declined.

The illegal animal trade has been a significant factor in the decline of the wild orangutan population.

The elderly face numerous challenges presented by both physical decline, and the attitudes of society in general.

A recent study suggests that people who continue to engage in intellectually-demanding activities throughout their lives may not experience the same decline in memory processes experienced by other older people.

Our bodies begin slowly and steadily to decline at some time in our twenties.

Recent studies suggest that smokers show a faster decline in their memory than non-smokers.

The declining wolf population is due to over-hunting of deer, their principal source of food.

By the beginning of the eighteenth century, the political power of Venice was in decline and the city was headed for economic ruin.

While the Roman Empire slowly declined, the Christian Church quietly moved forward.

During the War of the Roses, the production of music in England declined significantly.


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