Example sentences for: oup

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

  • Winchester is getting very rich from a story pretty well known to many people interested in dictionaries—particularly Elizabeth Knowles of OUP who unearthed basic information and is rightly given, by Winchester, what he would call a fulsome accolade.

  • This is all the more disappointing since other sections of OUP, along with other publishers of reference works, have made great strides forward in recent years.

  • The reason is that OUP have cleaved to their favourite structural approach to the listing of compounds, phrases, and hyphenated words by nesting them beneath the “main” word.

  • In the OUP system, chain-armour, chain bridge, chain drive, chain-gang, chain-gear, chain-letter, chain-link, chain-mail, chain reaction, chain-saw, chain-smoker, chain-stitch, chain store, chain-wale , and chain-wheel are all entered as subentries under chain.

  • Herbert Coleridge, the first editor of the Philological Society's dictionary, was not the poet's grandson; Elisabeth Murray's biography was only taken on by Oxford after Yale University Press had turned it into a bestseller and shamed OUP into publishing it (OUP having earlier rejected it as unworthy).


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