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How to use derail in a sentence
Even a delay in appointments can derail ongoing investigations and regulatory efforts.
But he cautioned that last-minute snags could still derail an agreement.Turkey Turns Back Toward Israel|Thomas Seibert|May 13, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Is he rejecting her, or rejecting her cautionary tale—unable to derail his destiny?All the Signs That Don Draper Will Die on ‘Mad Men’|Kevin Fallon|April 14, 2014|DAILY BEAST
But let me be clear: if this Congress sends me a new sanctions bill now that threatens to derail these talks, I will veto it.
Used optimally, carbs can enhance your fitness regimen—not derail it!Carbs 101: The Truth About Carbohydrates|DailyBurn|January 17, 2014|DAILY BEAST
He testified that he had kept the detective agencies informed as to the progress of the plot to derail the train.Violence and the Labor Movement|Robert Hunter
To derail a train is legitimate warfare, with many precedents to support it.The War in South Africa|Arthur Conan Doyle
An engine, moreover, that had the power of leaving the metals to chase you should you not derail it.The Pools of Silence|H. de Vere Stacpoole
Something told Gladys that the men had had no business at the switch; that they meant to derail and wreck the Limited.The Camp Fire Girls at Onoway House|Hildegard G. Frey
But, for that matter, he would derail what he liked, and cross where he pleased.Bayou Folk|Kate Chopin