Example sentences for: own--the

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  • Some areas of the world are particularly rich in strange names, and my own--the Banff and Buchan district in Grampian, Scotland--must be one of the best.

  • Totem's first line of its own--the Surface Collection by Lloyd Schwan--is both playful and versatile, consisting of building-blocklike tables, credenzas, and cabinets with interchangeable parts and colors, depending on whether the pieces are going in an office or a kid's room.

  • But whatever the explanation, North Jersey is a place where people wear their ethnic identity (but lightly), and where the working class has created such a strong pop culture of its own--the football Giants, the all-night diners, Springsteen, the boardwalk at the shore--that even those with money continue to cling to it, rather than embrace elite culture.

  • From Jules and Jim there are the plucked, fragrant melodies that stop brilliantly short of cloying, the spasm of frantic neo-Baroque fiddling from Day for Night , and the tangy sounds of an out-of-tune barroom upright from Shoot the Piano Player . In these eclectic sketches--which capture an image but have no emotional arc of their own--the irony of this project comes into focus: the contradiction of championing film music by cleaving it from film.

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