Examples of amid in a Sentence
It was hard to hear amid all the cheering.
The investigation comes amid growing concerns.
Amid such changes, one thing stayed the same.
He managed to escape amid the confusion.
There was a single dark bird amid a flock of white pigeons.
Recent Examples of amid from the Web
The move came amid the U.S. Department of Justice’s review of the agency after the death of Freddie Gray, a 25-year-old Baltimore man who died of injuries suffered while in police custody.
The first lady’s appearance came amid her return to the international stage after she was hospitalized in May for a kidney surgery and dropped out of sight for nearly a month.
Johnson’s announcement came amid a brewing backlash against plans to have actress Scarlett Johansson portray a transgender man.
The announcement comes amid a flurry of real estate projects proposed along the Chicago River on the North Side, including developer Sterling Bay’s more than 70-acre Lincoln Yards development on adjacent parcels.
The first lady's appearance came amid her return to the international stage after she was hospitalized in May for a kidney surgery and dropped out of sight for nearly a month.
Media: Wochit Exxon's departure comes amid a corporate exodus by the likes of Ford Motor Co. and Expedia Group Inc. departed, largely in response to ALEC's positions on climate rules, renewable energy and other issues.
This year’s Emmy nominations come amid a summer of great transition in the television industry.
Aldi’s expansion plan comes amid a separate $1.6 billion plan to remodel 1,300 stores by 2020.
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Origin and Etymology of amid
AMID Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of amid for English Language Learners
: in or into the middle of (something)
AMID Defined for Kids
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