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Example Sentences for "defend"

I defended myself with a knifeThe father was seriously injured trying to defend his son from a vicious dog.

I defended myself with a knife.

She defended herself successfully in court, and was found innocent of the charges against her.

The whale was defenseless against the hunters.

The defendant pleaded not guilty to the charge of murder.

In his defense of his client, the lawyer tried to convince the jury that the accused was terrorized by her husband into participating in the crime.

I once heard that over 25% of the American budget is spent on defense.

Her behavior in this situation is totally indefensible. I think she should be fired immediately.

It is said that a defendant who acts as his own lawyer has a fool for a client.

There is a Hebrew proverb which observes that admission by the defendant is worth a hundred witnesses.

Someone once said that honesty is the best policy, but insanity is a better defense.

The philosopher Voltaire once said, I disapprove of what you say, but will defend to the death your right to say it.

If you try to offer any suggestions to Petra at work, she gets really defensive, and won't listen.

Regular exercise is your best defense against fatigue.

The U.S. and Canada share the longest undefended border in the world.

The United States is the only Western power that supplies Taiwan with defensive weapons.

A mother rhinoceros uses her horn to defend her young.

Some people think it is never defensible to take another human life in any circumstance.

His lawyer defended him, saying he was at home asleep at the time the bank was being robbed.

Discussion question: Would you join the military to defend your country if it was attacked?

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