English words and Examples of Usage

Example Sentences for "postpone"

The search for the plane that crashed in the mountains has been postponed due to bad weatherWe've had to postpone the picnic because a number of people are busy that day.

The search for the plane that crashed in the mountains has been postponed due to bad weather.

I'm afraid that if we decide to postpone our wedding, my fianc- will change his mind about getting married.

After several postponements, our badminton tournament has finally been scheduled for July 20th.

The doctor phoned and wants to postpone your surgery for a couple of weeks.

The Queen's visit has been postponed indefinitely, due to the outbreak of hostilities in the region.

The postponement of negotiations between the union and management will only make things more difficult.

We are going to postpone the test for a couple of days so that everyone has a chance to prepare properly.

My professor has postponed the due date for our research projects because so many people said they wouldn't be able to finish on time.

A couple of people have said that they can't come to the meeting, so why don't we just postpone it for a couple of days?

Seneca once suggested that while we are postponing, life speeds up.

An Icelandic proverb states that the revenge that is postponed is not forgotten.

A Filipino proverb suggests, Postpone today's anger until tomorrow.

A Turkish proverb notes that God postpones; he does not overlook.

A Lebanese proverb tells us, Do today what you want to postpone until tomorrow.

I'm supposed to die soon, but I'm hoping to postpone for a while.

Dr. Joel Noble once observed that the purpose of medicine is to prevent significant disease, to decrease pain, and to postpone death when it is meaningful to do so.

Pierre Corneille once noted that desire increases when fulfillment is postponed.

Machiavelli once stated that there is no avoiding war; it can only be postponed to the advantage of others.

Mason Cooley once said that alcohol postpones anxiety, and then multiplies it.


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