Example sentences for: deathbed

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

  • This week the Enquirer has a story about the "deathbed vigil" for Larry Fortensky, Elizabeth Taylor's most recent former husband, the one-time construction worker she met when they were both in rehab.

  • Less than two years later, on his deathbed, terribly ill and desirous of death, Keats asked just the same question in one of his last letters: "Is there another life?

  • In 1974, he exhibited a series of deathbed portraits of his father, a New York clothing retailer, which struck many viewers (including Avedon's son) as an act of unchecked Oedipal hostility.

  • Honorary (a k a "lifetime achievement" or "deathbed") Oscars are typically consolation prizes, given to people whose work was overlooked in its time--such as Cary Grant, Howard Hawks, Federico Fellini, and Stanley Donen, none of whom ever won a real Oscar.

  • In a front-page comment Thursday, La Stampa took a serious and condemnatory line on the marketing in America of Pol Pot's deathbed sandals as "the new youth symbol of revolutionary anti-Western romanticism."


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