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Example sentences from the Web for modicum
How to get them there with at least a modicum of safety is the latest challenge in a year of extraordinary challenges.
Some modicum of distance, however long the commute might be, enforced between work life and personal time.Covid-19 upended the office, but it might have created something better|Cassie Werber|August 9, 2020|Quartz
Whatever the name, they’re talking about the post-PC, post-smartphone world where devices of all kinds sport sensors and at least a modicum of their own intelligence, and cloud computing ties everything together.This Week’s Awesome Tech Stories From Around the Web (Through July 18)|Singularity Hub Staff|July 18, 2020|Singularity Hub
The U.S. government should expedite their cases while showing some modicum of flexibility in reviewing their documentation.Obama Went to War to Save Them, But They Can’t Get U.S. Visas|Christine van den Toorn, Sherizaan Minwalla|September 28, 2014|DAILY BEAST
If I am dressed “modestly,” then they can perhaps generate a modicum of understanding.
Robbie was rejected by his brothers and sisters, and only his mother showed a modicum of sympathy.
Jobs must have had at least a modicum of decency, or he never would have called the Rose family in the first place.
He has failed to give Texans even the modicum of respect required to actively scam them.Good Riddance to Steve Stockman, the Grifter Congressman Who Ran for Senate|Ben Jacobs|March 4, 2014|DAILY BEAST
A modicum of mental training would have led him to say, “Kindly send me your Prospectus.”Assimilative Memory|Marcus Dwight Larrowe (AKA Prof. A. Loisette)
The only forces appealed to were the fear of punishment and a modicum of religious exhortation.English Poor Law Policy|Sidney Webb
Even waste and misuse are regulated by education and experience where there is even a modicum of intelligence.The Leaven in a Great City|Lillian William Betts
A rather absurd little modicum of jam is also served out, but it serves to sweeten a biscuit.In the Ranks of the C.I.V.|Erskine Childers
I am master of my profession, and I have a certain modicum of business ability, as well as common sense.The Cruise of the "Esmeralda"|Harry Collingwood