Sacrifice in a sentence

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[verb] To give up something for another;

He totally sacrificed his marriage and his family for his career, and now he finds himself a very successful, lonely businessman.

She sacrificed her career in order to stay at home with her children.

Parents often make sacrifices to give a good education to their children.

[verb] To offer something to the God;

In ancient Rome, puppies were sacrificed to ensure a plentiful corn crop.

They sacrificed a goat to celebrate the end of ramadan.

[noun] Something valuable given up for the sake of another important thing;

The greatest sacrifice a man can make is to give his life for his country.

They made many sacrifices to get their own house.

An offering to a god.

[noun] An offering to the God by killing an animal or person in a religious ceremony;

The ancient Incas of Peru used llamas to carry burdens, as food, and for sacrifice in religious ceremonies.

The Aztec people of Mexico practiced the ritual killing of thousands of people as sacrifices to their gods.