Example sentences for: alludes

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

  • But Stross fails to see the larger context for Microsoft's dominance, and we know that from the get-go, when he begins his book with a pretentious foreword that postulates the similarities between Henry Ford and Bill Gates, a comparison to which he alludes repeatedly over the next 239 pages.

  • When Williams addresses the child as his noble patron ("my Lord") and alludes to the old myth of the tortoise that supports the universe, he slyly introduces the underlying weight of civilization and history into the interchange between him and the child.

  • This probably alludes either to the generosity of some Saint Bonifazio or to the profligacy of Pope Boniface VI.

  • These critics argue for the term "Latino ," because it denotes self-definition, allows for more subcategorization by nationality, and alludes to distant cultural origins rather than a painful colonial past.

  • But I do not feel comfortable with a punch line that alludes to the plunger.


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