Example sentences for: alexandra

How can you use “alexandra” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • The two authors of the New Yorker article, Jane Mayer and Alexandra Robbins, buttress their insult to the governor's privacy with a backhanded compliment.

  • Recently I sent a team of crack investigators "to and fro in the earth, and walking up and down in it" (Job 1:7)--that is, I sent my associates Lessie Arnold, Alexandra Custis, Julia Livshin, Ashley Malcolm, and Katherine Romano out into the highways and byways of the Boston metropolitan area.

  • Hoberman, the New York Times Book Review ). Set in 1830s New York, the book features an eclectic cast of characters--hucksters, one-legged actresses, anti-Semitic pamphleteers, a man who tries to establish a Jewish state in upstate New York--who combine to form "a richly textured, almost Dickensian community" (Alexandra Lange, New York ). The New Yorker calls it "a work of singular, surreal vision."

  • This "satisfyingly insiderish" (Alexandra Jacobs, Entertainment Weekly ) history of life in the Hamptons is being compared to John Berendt's Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil . Some critics relish the combination of eccentric real-life characters and celebrity dirty laundry.

  • The St. Petersburg Times of Russia reported plans by left-wing groups to disrupt the planned summer burial of the remains--of Czar Nicholas II; his wife, Alexandra; three of their five children; and four of their servants--discovered near Yekaterinburg in 1991.


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