Examples of undertow in a Sentence
Don't get caught in the undertow.
Recent Examples of undertow from the Web
On the evidence of Tuesday’s primary, the undertow of liberalism remains far too strong in America’s second most populous state for heady Democratic predictions of flipping a red state blue to come true this year.
Then-associate head coach Chuck Person was caught in the undertow of the FBI's investigation into the criminal influence of money on college basketball, arrested on Sept. 26 and charged with bribery and conspiracy.
As the '80s melted into the '90s, the sounds of new wave receded like undertow, with Depeche Mode stylishly sinking into the darkness.
These criticisms were taken seriously by members of both parties and formed the basis for a consistent undertow of bipartisan disapproval, especially among business and media elites.
Ostensibly, she had been saved from the undertow of poverty, raised within reach of positive influences and given a real chance at a prosperous future.
The property is set on one of Cabo’s only swimmable beaches; the riptides and undertow elsewhere are no bueno.
CBS San Francisco reports three children were playing in shallow water around 2:30 p.m. Sunday when a strong undertow swept a boy out to sea off the coast of Goat Rock State Beach.
So gay men are particularly vulnerable to drowning, or at least getting swept up, in the undertow of testosterone.
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Definition of undertow for English Language Learners
: a current in the sea or ocean that is below the surface and that moves away from the shore
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