Origin of sacrifice
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How to use sacrifice in a sentence
Unfortunately, the last month has changed the sacrifices we must make to try to avoid the coronavirus.
To express national gratitude requires rewarding national service as part of the social contract in exchange for sacrifice.Veterans Day is a time to consider how to reward front-line covid-19 workers|James Grossman, Laura McEnaney|November 11, 2020|Washington Post
I know they’re itching to go see people, just like regular students, but you’ve got to make sacrifices in order to do what you want to do.Pickup games, one-on-one and a wedding: How Virginia basketball spent the pandemic|Gene Wang|November 9, 2020|Washington Post
They don’t want to be watched over or babysat or told what to do, and I can understand that, but I’d like to believe we’re still capable of making a communal sacrifice.
There are still some solid options if you need to save cash, but you’ll more than likely find yourself making a couple of sacrifices.
The Good Wife leaves us wondering how many people have sacrificed their beliefs for their careers.The Good Wife’s Religion Politics: Voters Have No Faith in Alicia's Atheism|Regina Lizik|November 24, 2014|DAILY BEAST
According to Doha News, it was around this time that Al-Thani sacrificed his Supercomplication watch to pay for the debts.The Mysterious Death of the Art World’s Favorite Sheikh|Lizzie Crocker|November 13, 2014|DAILY BEAST
TT: Well, very brave people who have fought for gay rights have sacrificed their lives for others.
Predictably, state funding for mental health services is sacrificed during downturns, like the Recession we just experienced.
As he was taken down from the dock to be driven to prison he was downcast, as anyone would be who was publicly sacrificed.Murdoch on the Rocks: How a Lone Reporter Revealed the Mogul's Tabloid Terror Machine|Clive Irving|August 25, 2014|DAILY BEAST
It was a very dangerous one, too, and sometimes lives were sacrificed in his efforts to capture or to kill this fierce wild beast.Our Little Korean Cousin|H. Lee M. Pike
The money was sucked into the whirlpool; there was a speedy cry for more; and more was got and sacrificed.
How bitterly she repented having sacrificed so much, out of a foolish sense of gratitude to his father.The World Before Them|Susanna Moodie
It is used in describing the operation of cutting in twain the animal sacrificed at the ratification of a covenant.The Ordinance of Covenanting|John Cunningham
They have levied war, excited rebellions, dethroned princes, and sacrificed millions for the sake of gain.The Eve of the Revolution|Carl Becker