Example sentences for: parable

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

  • He Moves in Mysterious Ways: Proving himself as adept with a parable as with a football, Rep.

  • The film may work on them like a useful parable.

  • He read the parable of the talents from St. Matthew's Gospel, with its praise for those who get a good return on their investments.

  • So it was probably inevitable that her life and music would turn into fodder for a cautionary parable about the counterculture, complete with the kind of lingering death that lends itself readily to familiar depictions of classical musicians' physical and mental illness.

  • The president's defenders portray Flytrap as a parable of how the law, misapplied, can undermine the president.

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