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How to use the word leans in a Sentence?

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Justice oft leans to the side where the purse pulls.


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1 year ago

While the near-term USD bias leans higher, we’re wary about chasing the move at these levels.

Mark McCormick

Found on Reuters
1 year ago

As of today, the U.S. Intelligence Community has' coalesced around two likely scenarios' but has not reached a definitive conclusion on this question, here is their current position :' while two elements in the IC leans toward the former scenario and one leans more toward the latter -- each with low or moderate confidence -- the majority of elements do not believe there is sufficient information to assess one to be more likely than the other.'.

President Biden

Found on CNN
1 year ago

He walks to the other side of the vehicle where his girlfriend and the mother of his child is lying on the ground, wounded, to check on her, she asks him to check on the baby. He then opens the back door to look in and leans in to check on the baby, and that’s when he’s shot.

Scott Hendler

Found on FOX News
1 year ago

Too often, our industry and Academy have alienated some of our own artists -- in particular, through a lack of diversity that, in many cases, results in a culture that leans towards exclusion rather than inclusion.

Harvey Mason

Found on CNN
2 years ago

I think it’s more and more important to at least clarify what our own bias leans towards, and just express it … I ’d rather know what someone biases to rather than try to interpret through their actions.

Jack Dorsey

Found on FOX News
4 years ago

This is part of a broader pattern where Russia leans its influence wherever it can, russia does this in places like the Balkans, but also in Georgia and other places outside of the EU and NATO nations where they can be more overtly present.

Charles Kupchan

Found on FOX News
5 years ago

I think David (O. Russell) just leans into whenever anybody is like, 'she's too young for that role', he's like 'Yeah? Watch this. Now she's a mum of two. Now she's Robert De Niro's mum', it's something in David's head that's formulating now as we speak so knowing him he's going to think on it for a while and then write it in five minutes, and then we'll all get back to work.

Jennifer Lawrence

Found on Reuters
7 years ago

The entire sport is, the person who leans forward the most wins.

Brand Ambassadors

Found on FOX News
7 years ago

Life is all about unfolding of the genes, spilling off of the beans, mistakes of the teens, madness for the leans v/s goodness of the greens, living within and beyond means . Through all this chaos if you remain alert, aware, the master from inside will arise and you shall MickeyMize.

Mickey Mehta

added by Mickeymized
7 years ago

There are a lot of weird interruptions and fragments in places that are unclear whether they're meant to be interior monologue or not, also, the last act of the book is didactic and leans too heavily on dialogue.

Kevin Nguyen

Found on CNN
7 years ago

Bowed by the weight of centuries he leans upon his hoe and gazes on the ground, the emptiness of ages in his face, and on his back the burden of the world.

Edwin Markham

added by anonymous
9 years ago

Opportunity may knock only once, but temptation leans on the doorbell.


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13 years ago

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