Examples of barnstorm in a Sentence
He spent the months leading up to the election barnstorming around the country.
The national soccer team barnstormed through the country.
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Their early polling lead has withered in the face of Blankenship barnstorming the state and spending millions of his money.
Though candidates — and voters — sometimes forget it, the president has no real authority to force Congress to take action on a specific issue, other than to issue broad veto threats and barnstorm for his proposals.
Students to state lawmakers — Do Something: About 100 students from Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School barnstormed the Capitol yesterday, talking with Attorney General Pam Bondi, Gov. Rick Scott, and several state representatives and senators.
The Warriors had gone on an odd 15-game barnstorming exhibition schedule that passed through Hawaii and a small gym in the Ozark Mountains, and didn’t appear in the Bay Area until days before the regular-season opener.
Formed in 1989, the band barnstormed the world, playing more than 600 gigs, from West Virginia to Spain, Seattle to Germany.
Members of Congress occasionally expressed support for the recognition of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel — but on the expectation that no barnstorming candidate would ever dare to officially recognize Jerusalem as such if elected president.
Brown was among a small group of filmmakers who barnstormed Southern California in the early 1960s with low-budget films about surfing and the beach lifestyle.
For all the noise, irreverence, and distinctive retro vibes…well, the analogy of a hot rod barnstorming a funeral procession comes to mind.
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First Known Use of barnstorm
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Definition of barnstorm for English Language Learners
: to travel to different places to give speeches, perform shows, etc.
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