Example sentences for: dearborn

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

  • At last month's convention in Dearborn, Perot lost control of the party and thus the implied power to be or choose its nominee.

  • Reports from the Reform Party's recent convention in Dearborn, Mich., conveyed a fragrant whiff of Bedlam.

  • Dearborn casts a cool eye on Mailer's attention-getting tactics (he suggested that soldiers in Vietnam should only kill people they were willing to eat), his drunken outbursts, his wife-stabbing episode, and delivers what critics agree is an evenhanded, engrossing, "crisply written" (Sven Birkerts, Esquire ) book that will prove difficult for Mailer's official biographer to follow.

  • A recent news item in The Times [November 1992] published in the international press presumably to call delighted attention to the obtuseness of the chief of police of Dearborn, Michigan, concerned an officer who was suspended for three days to seek psychiatric help in disabusing himself of his obsession for writing the figure 7 with a bar through it to distinguish it from the figure 1, a disambiguating practice long followed in Europe where it is the practice to write 1 to look like the left half of an upward-pointing arrow.

  • One complaint: Dearborn "prefers to get Mailer's contradictions and irrationalities onto the page as story" instead of exploring the meanings behind them, and she "likes to knock the stuffing out of [Mailer] when she finds him too upholstered" (Caleb Crain, the New York Times Book Review ). (The New York Times ' "featured author" section on Mailer offers an archive of reviews and profiles from the paper.)


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