Example sentences for: panned

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

  • An exhibition of the foppish pop artist's ephemera--his clothes, souvenirs, and photos--is panned as unexpectedly boring and blindly reverential of Warhol.

  • The film itself is panned.

  • Also, Slate is panned: "familiar names like Joe Queenan, Katha Pollitt, Wendy Kaminer, Louis Menand, Paul Berman, Nicholas Lemann--all-purpose oxygen depleters who wash up everywhere."

  • On the contrary: Vincent Canby wrote from high atop a pedestal, panned The Godfather Part II , and indulged in an inexplicable love of Blake Edwards.

  • After getting the best possible PR--an angry religious group demanding censorship and a slew of editorials citing the First Amendment--McNally's latter-day gay interpretation of the life of Jesus is universally panned.

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