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  1. List of paraphrases for "straits":

    strait, bungo, detroit, close, hoi, gorges

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How to use straits in a sentence?

  1. Joseph Dunford:

    We're engaging now with a number of countries to see if we can put together a coalition that would ensure freedom of navigation both in the Straits of Hormuz and the Bab al-Mandab, and so I think probably over the next couple of weeks we'll identify which nations have the political will to support that initiative and then we'll work directly with the militaries to identify the specific capabilities that'll support that.

  2. Bernie Sanders:

    Puerto Rico is now in very, very difficult straits. People are leaving the island, unemployment is high, schools are being closed, bottom line is you cannot get blood from a stone. You can't push more austerity on a people who are already hurting. The goal is to rebuild the economy.

  3. Collin Koh:

    We will see the Indian Ocean grow in importance, too, particularly around traditional chokeholds, such as the approaches to the Malacca Straits and the Nicobar islands, so an improved U.S. relationship with the major submarine player in the area, India, is very significant.

  4. James Holmes:

    We need to be able to plug up the straits.

  5. Justin Trudeau:

    We get to show the world how to open our hearts and welcomepeople who are fleeing extraordinarily difficult straits.

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