17 example sentences using lead.
Lead used in a sentence
Lead in a sentence as a noun
How does the plaintiff prove that her kid's harms weren't the result of say lead in pipes rather than lead in the air?
How does a plaintiff prove her kid would have been 3-4 IQ points smarter but for the leaded gasoline produced?
But don't take that into account and lead with your credentials--whoops, no, that's "aggressive" and you shouldn't do that.
Maintain your work-life boundaries, tell your boss's boss you're sorry, but you have plans, and that he'll have a better chance of getting things like that from you with more lead time.
This would lead to...2a. Either moderators endorsing multiple such comments, due to race conditions and stale views during moderation, or2b.
The most effective way to cure cancer may be to first cure the social disfunctions that lead to the types of situations described in this article.
It's not necessarily something that the FBI is going to want to present in court, but it may help lead the investigation we certainly can find that out.
Huge props to her for making the leap from what must be a very comfortable Google and for the board for finding a stunning candidate to lead the revival of Yahoo.
By the time I even heard about the issue, you were asking for a reprint that has a two month lead time with only three months to go before you were planning to publish the second edition.
Lead in a sentence as a verb
The answer, as de Tocqueville noted years ago, is not to place faith in leaders but rather to take personal responsibility in our lives and to curtail the powers of those who govern.
Because of your exacting design requirements, the book is a four-color book printed in Italy, with a 6-8 week reprint lead time, and a cost that is highly dependent on the number of copies printed.
I remember the parental and peer pressure particularly well: my dad was pretty much opposed to it because he felt taking biology would "lead to more options later", but I was not convinced.
Let's hope their pitiful loss of morale leads them to develop a conscience, respect for the law, or whatever it takes to stop doing things that lead to feeling so bad.> “They feel they’ve been hung out to dry, and they’re right.”********.
It saved a small number of companies a relatively small amount of money, but was on the net a huge negative for the overall economic because it basically pumped lead directly into the bloodstream of children through their lungs, making them dumber.
As the phaseout was implemented between the 70's to the 90's, culminating in the outright ban of leaded gasoline in the 90's, the blood lead levels in the American population dropped from 16 micrograms per deciliter in 1976 to to 3 micrograms per deciliter in 1991.
But assaults on privacy are but a symptom of a deeper malady as modern society increasingly believes that it can hand over massive forms of unchecked government to its politicians in the naive belief that such power can be used wisely if only we have right-thinking leaders at the helm.
Why, when these leaders are allowed to lord it over us as they see fit, should they suddenly develop scruples in gathering information that only serves to enhance their power to do what we are already letting them do without so much as a peep of principled opposition?Privacy is in significant peril, and it is a serious loss when Groklaw goes down over this issue.
an advantage held by a competitor in a race; "he took the lead at the last turn"
a soft heavy toxic malleable metallic element; bluish white when freshly cut but tarnishes readily to dull grey; "the children were playing with lead soldiers"
evidence pointing to a possible solution; "the police are following a promising lead"; "the trail led straight to the perpetrator"
a position of leadership (especially in the phrase `take the lead'); "he takes the lead in any group"; "we were just waiting for someone to take the lead"; "they didn't follow our lead"
the angle between the direction a gun is aimed and the position of a moving target (correcting for the flight time of the missile)
the introductory section of a story; "it was an amusing lead-in to a very serious matter"
(sports) the score by which a team or individual is winning
(baseball) the position taken by a base runner preparing to advance to the next base; "he took a long lead off first"
an indication of potential opportunity; "he got a tip on the stock market"; "a good lead for a job"
a news story of major importance
the timing of ignition relative to the position of the piston in an internal-combustion engine
restraint consisting of a rope (or light chain) used to restrain an animal
thin strip of metal used to separate lines of type in printing
See also: leading
mixture of graphite with clay in different degrees of hardness; the marking substance in a pencil
a jumper that consists of a short piece of wire; "it was a tangle of jumper cables and clip leads"
the playing of a card to start a trick in bridge; "the lead was in the dummy"
take somebody somewhere; "We lead him to our chief"; "can you take me to the main entrance?"; "He conducted us to the palace"
have as a result or residue; "The water left a mark on the silk dress"; "Her blood left a stain on the napkin"
tend to or result in; "This remark lead to further arguments among the guests"
travel in front of; go in advance of others; "The procession was headed by John"
See also: head
cause to undertake a certain action; "Her greed led her to forge the checks"
stretch out over a distance, space, time, or scope; run or extend between two points or beyond a certain point; "Service runs all the way to Cranbury"; "His knowledge doesn't go very far"; "My memory extends back to my fourth year of life"; "The facts extend beyond a consideration of her personal assets"
be in charge of; "Who is heading this project?"
See also: head
be ahead of others; be the first; "she topped her class every year"
be conducive to; "The use of computers in the classroom lead to better writing"
lead, as in the performance of a composition; "conduct an orchestra; Barenboim conducted the Chicago symphony for years"
lead, extend, or afford access; "This door goes to the basement"; "The road runs South"
move ahead (of others) in time or space
See also: precede
cause something to pass or lead somewhere; "Run the wire behind the cabinet"