Examples of leery in a Sentence
They were leery of their neighbors.
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There was a time not so long ago when lots and lots of Republicans on Capitol Hill were leery of approving disaster relief dollars unless they were offset by spending cuts elsewhere so as not to increase the deficit.
One Utuado native who declined to discuss the mayor’s motivations directly did note that some members of the mayor’s political party are leery of new initiatives out of the governor’s wife’s office.
And that’s something to be leery about, considering a car is typically a person’s second biggest expense after housing.
Not surprisingly, many banks are leery of cryptocurrency exchanges and some have refused to deal with them.
That’s why investors should be leery of significantly faster economic growth, which would push up unit labor costs.
This is because African Americans tend to be leery of supporting racist narratives or supporting policies that would negatively affect immigrants from other groups of color.
Gardeners still a bit leery about picking a ripe one, can check the string-like tendril closest to the melon that is said to turn brown at harvest time.
Democrats, privately leery about how long this new Trump might last, were upbeat in public.
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