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Example Sentences for "gap"

The gap between the rich and the poor in this country seems to be growing due to the conservative financial policies of the current governmentThere is often somewhat of a gap in communication between people of different generations.

The gap between the rich and the poor in this country seems to be growing due to the conservative financial policies of the current government.

There is a bit of a gap between the door and the frame where cold air is coming into the room.

She has a big gap between her front teeth.

I don't think there is as much of a generation gap between parents and their children these days as there was when I was young.

The witness was able to fill in some of the gaps in the victim's story for police.

There is a gap of about half an hour between the two shows, so we should be able to go and get something to eat.

The dog escaped through a gap in the fence.

There is an old proverb which observes that great gaps may be filled with small stones.

William Hazlitt once said that when a person dies who does any one thing better than anyone else in the world, which so many others are trying to do well, it leaves a gap in society.

Jawaharlal Nehru once stated that capitalist society tends to make the rich richer, and the poor poorer, and thus increase the gap between them.

Studies show that violent crime rates are significantly higher in the U.S. than in Canada, with evidence that this gap is widening.

Penny spent a lot of money at the dentist to fix the gap between her two front teeth.

The gap between rich countries and poor, strong nations and weak, is far too wide.

Discussion question: What does the generation gap mean to you personally?


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