Examples of detach in a Sentence
Detach the upper part of the form and return it with your payment.
During the accident the trailer was detached from the car.
The brush detaches from the vacuum cleaner for easy cleaning.
It can be difficult to detach yourself from the chaos of the situation.
She has been trying to detach herself from an abusive relationship.
Recent Examples of detach from the Web
Four years later, Bush was widely viewed as detached during his handling of Hurricane Katrina (especially in a photo of him looking out the window of Air Force One), and his reputation never recovered.
The touchscreen Surface tablet with a slender detachable keyboard was introduced in 2012, followed in 2015 by the Surface Book which was more of a laptop with a full keyboard that could be detached.
Meijer has recalled newborn, infant and toddler swimsuits following reports that the snaps can detach, posing a choking hazard.
Gently pry quarters open without detaching flesh from stem; season with salt.
And his savvy choice of No I.D. — who worked on much of Vince Staples’ boundary-pushing 2015 album Summertime ’06 — as the project’s producer guarantees that 4:44 isn’t completely detached from modern hip-hop.
From the outside, the suite appears detached from the main house and partially hovers above the entrance.
My doctor had to stick his entire arm in me and detach the placenta with his hand, scraping it away from my uterus with his fingernails.
Do these moves reflect common sense, hands-off management – or a White House that’s too detached from important military decisions?
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Origin and Etymology of detach
First Known Use: 1686See Words from the same year
DETACH Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of detach for English Language Learners
: to separate (something) from something larger
: to separate (yourself) from someone or something
DETACH Defined for Kids
Definition of detach for Students
- The hood detaches from the jacket.
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