Example sentences for: partake

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

  • (I trust that you don't actually partake of food or beverage on the subway, since in Rudy Giuliani's New York that's a "quality of life" offense that makes you eligible for an all-expenses-paid night in the lockup on Rikers Island.)

  • Vacations were spent by the sea or in the mountains; people listened to soothing operas like Puccini’s La Bohème and Madame Butterfly; the first silent-movies of The Last Days of Pompeii and Quo Vadis were made; one could partake in intellectual conversations in open air cafés at the hour of the passeggiata.

  • At the time, it seemed like a bid by "out" classes--both urban blacks and the last of urban working class whites--to partake of the license and self-expression that rock had provided to privileged classes.

  • As a result, we now have hybrid words like gymkhana and memsahib . Gymkhana , a `club for members to socialize and partake in sports and recreation,' is a mixture of the Hindi gendkhana (meaning `ball house') and the English gymnasium . Memsahib , meaning `European or white lady,' stems from sahib , an Indian title of respect often accorded to white men, and mem , a corruption of Madam .

  • Inviting non-Episcopalian Christians to partake, the priest explained, "This is God's altar; this isn't the Episcopal Church's altar."


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