Sentence examples for won from high-quality English sources.

Use won in a sentence.

  • Americans, led by diver Sammy Lee, won every men’s swimming and diving event.

  • Cher won an Oscar for her performance; the film was nominated for six altogether.

  • La Strada won the Academy award and the New York Film Critics award as the best foreign-language film of 1956.

  • Yet, near the end of the book, Salim hears that Indar has not exactly won and won and won.

  • Mr Gillespie won 72% of white voters without college degrees—roughly the same share as Mr Trump won in 2016.

  • In 1982 he won the Dutch Open and the Hong Kong Open, and at the 1983 world championships, Padukone won the bronze medal in men’s badminton.

  • In 1958 she won the women’s doubles championship, with Althea Gibson, at Wimbledon, and in 1959 she won the singles championships at Wimbledon and Forest Hills.

  • Bong won all four awards as writer, director, and producer on the film and the best original screenplay award was the first Oscar any South Korean film has ever won.

won sentence examples

  • In New Jersey, where three seats flipped to the Democrats, the only woman, Mikie Sherrill, won her race by the largest margin, in a district President Trump won in 2016.

  • Clinton actually received the third highest vote total in US election history (only Barack Obama won more the two times he was elected), and she won the popular vote by 2.5 million, a big margin.

  • In an election for congress two months before, his political group had won just 18 of the 130 seats while Ms Fujimori’s Popular Force won 73 (partly because less populated regions are over-represented).

  • At the last elections in 2014 Sinn Fein won the largest share of the vote, 24 per cent, but the DUP, with 23 per cent of the vote, won considerably more seats (so the STV system in multi-member constituencies is not as proportional as all that).


  • adj all

    - not subject to defeat

    Example: with that move it's a won game

  • noun quantity

    - the basic unit of money in South Korea

  • noun quantity

    - the basic unit of money in North Korea

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  • 5 sentence examples for won from Business Insider
  • 3 sentence examples for won from New York Times
  • 5 sentence examples for won from Encyclopedia Britannica
  • 2 sentence examples for won from The New Yorker
  • 2 sentence examples for won from The Guardian
  • 2 sentence examples for won from The Economist
  • 1 sentence examples for won from Independent
    There are 2 relevant lexical connections:
  • • Relevant word or phrase for won is South Korean won
  • • Relevant word or phrase for won is North Korean won

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