Example sentences for: december

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

  • On 1 December 1640 — a date still celebrated as Portugal’s Restoration Day — Spanish rule was finally completely overthrown.

  • Washington, D.C.: December 31, 1986.

  • On 8 December 1542 a messenger arrived with news that the queen had produced a daughter at the palace of Linlithgow.

  • Now on a Tripod home page, the site itself claims to have been hit only 1,110 times since December 1998.

  • Critics lavish director Wes Anderson and co-writer Owen Wilson (who performed similar duties on Bottle Rocket ) with praise for their film about a bright but underachieving high-school misfit (Jason Schwartzman) who ends up competing with Bill Murray for the affection of a young teacher: "an exuberantly original comedy" (Lisa Schwarzbaum, Entertainment Weekly ). Murray has won several critics' awards for his performance, but now that the film is in general release (it had a brief run in December to qualify for the Academy Awards), a few dissenters have surfaced, including the Wall Street Journal 's Joe Morgenstern and Slate 's David Edelstein, who says the writers "spend a lot of time patting themselves on the back for being aggressively unconventional."

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