Examples of backstabbing in a Sentence
She was hurt by her former friend's backstabbing.
a reality TV show that seems to have raised backstabbing to an art form
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With a lot of intrigue and figurative backstabbing, the film can be seen as a sort of allegoric depiction of Julius Caesar's death.
The potholed road to Imran Khan’s home in Islamabad curls for a mile up a steep hill, where the cricketer turned politician can escape the dust, fumes and backstabbing of Pakistan’s sprawling capital below.
Instead of using the power of language to cast flawed but inherently decent protagonists in a saintly glow, the creators have gathered a despicable cast of characters — and keep piling on the backstabbing, setbacks and humiliations.
Not only would this mean Sansa would be free from the creepy middle-aged man chasing after her for the last six seasons, but House Stark would avoid any nasty conflicts or sneaky backstabbing plans which could potentially bring it to ruin.
Journalists have continually described the backstabbing among Trump staffers as something out of Martin’s five-plus fantasy tomes.
Basically Knoll creates a sisterhood of the backstabbing kind.
Stalinist Russia was awash with paranoia and political backstabbing in the 1930s.
So do love and pain, joy and resentment, hatred and reconciliation, backstabbing and tenderness.
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BACKSTABBING Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of backstabbing for English Language Learners
: harmful and unfair things that are said or done to hurt the reputation of someone
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