Example sentences for: impart

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

  • A rifle is a `long-barreled firearm with spiral grooves [rifling] cut into the bore to impart a spin to the projectile.

  • Wild herbs and flowers on the hills impart a wonderful flavor, and you can buy it plain or with nuts added.

  • The author does not appear to have reached serious conclusions: at the end of the book, in a short section titled Conclusion, she offers some useful observations about expressions of humor and about the difficulties encountered by a teacher of English as a foreign language in trying to impart to students the linguistic skills required to understand English literature; but these observations can scarcely be termed conclusions, for no coherent theory has actually been set forth in the book.

  • In each of these books--ingeniously structured around the cycle of the Hogwarts school year--Rowling manages to impart new information about the wizard world (and slyly fill you in in case you've missed the earlier installments, something that will become increasingly important as the series fills its projected seven volumes and sales figures mount into the trillions), to advance the long-term narrative conflict (about Harry's search for his origins, and his Manichean struggle with Voldemort, a wizard who's gone over to the Dark Side), and to create and resolve enough satisfying short- and middle-term conundrums to make the volume stand alone.

  • Not only does Congresswoman Prudie have a nice ring, but your constituents/readers would definitely benefit from all the sound advice you could impart to all those bozos such as Tom DeLay currently taking up space in D.C.


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