retain in a sentence

The greenhouse effect causes our atmosphere to retain more of the heat from the sun than normal.

It was hard for Harry to retain his objectivity in reporting on the election because he admitted to personally detesting one of the candidates.

Skillful propaganda helped Benito Mussolini to retain his hold over the people of Italy during the 1930s, and the early part of the 1940s.

Croatians living overseas are allowed to retain their citizenship, and even have partial voting rights for elections in their homeland.

In September of 1967, the people of Gibraltar voted by close to 100 percent to retain British sovereignty, rejecting Spanish rule.

The lack of Christian missionaries in the early days of Barbados enabled the slaves there to retain their African folk beliefs.

People with Alzheimer’s disease often have difficulty retaining new information given to them for more than a brief period.

President Niyazov of Turkmenistan is said to retain absolute control over the country, and opposition is not tolerated.

Following the collapse of communism in Europe, the people of Serbia voted to retain their Socialist government.

Maria has always retained a great deal of affection for Italy since she spent the year there in her early 20s.

Research suggests that if you are exposed to an idea once in 30 days, you will retain only ten percent of it.

A person with poor kidney function often has trouble excreting excess fluids, and retains them in the body.

It is necessary to continually stretch the muscles in order for them to retain their youthful elasticity.

Children who suffer from diarrhea also get dehydrated because their bodies can’t retain any moisture.

Children who suffer from diarrhea also get dehydrated because their bodies can’t retain any moisture.

With our new thermos, your coffee will retain its temperature 25% longer than in a standard thermos.

Studies show that most landfilled trash retains its original weight, volume, and form for 40 years.

The greenhouse effect causes our atmosphere to retain more of the heat from the sun than normal.

Switzerland has long retained its commitment to neutrality in conflicts between its neighbors.

This specially-insulated picnic basket will retain a constant temperature for up to 3 hours.

The atmosphere of Mars is very thin because the low gravity is unable to retain most gases.

Despite contact with the west, the country has been able to retain its traditional culture.

The atmosphere of Mars is very thin because the low gravity is unable to retain most gases.

Most adults learning a second language will retain their native accent to some degree.

Sea animals must retain moisture when the tide is low in order to prevent dehydration.

Sea animals must retain moisture when the tide is low in order to prevent dehydration.

Steam the broccoli just enough so that it still retains a bit of its crispness.

Even though she lost her job, she was able to retain her dignity.

He sacrificed his outstanding career to retain his dignity.

It can be difficult to retain a lot of new vocabulary.