Example sentences for: ike

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

  • "[L]ike Beckett written for soap opera," says Lyons; its "sometimes poetic, sometimes pseudo-poetic, and intermittently flat prose" seems a pale imitation of, alternately, Eugene O'Neill, James Joyce, Hugh Leonard, Brian Friel, and Shakespeare, says Simon.

  • He sobbed when he paid a recent visit to Ike's boyhood home in Abilene, Kan.; when he retired from the Senate earlier this summer; when he visited his hometown of Russell, Kan., in March; when he helped plant Nixon in Whittier in 1994; when he talked on 60 Minutes in 1993 about his father visiting him in the hospital; when he attended a Senate party in 1992 for the defeated George Bush; whenever he hears "You'll Never Walk Alone" (which he played continuously during his recovery); during a Ford/Dole campaign stop in Russell (he always seems to cry in Russell) in 1976, which he included in a later campaign video.

  • But we were told, and I think most people accepted the explanation, that golf relaxed Ike from the stresses of his job and enabled him to perform better.

  • Ike Skelton of Missouri and Norm Dicks of Washington scorned skeptics who had doubted the $2 billion (each!)

  • As overseer of Cold War propaganda, he fought for and won adoption of Ike's "open skies" proposal linking inspections to the cause of nuclear arms control.

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