Example sentences for: pencil

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

  • But what we like about Frank is that he takes his sharpened pencil and jabs into politicians the same way that he would a third-rate revival.

  • It is exactly that: a few smudged traces of pencil on an elaborately matted and framed piece of paper.

  • ein Rotstift, Lit. a red pencil: a blue pencil (as used by the censor)

  • Pencil (as well as penicillin ) was borrowed from Latin pēnicillus `paintbrush,' a diminutive of peniculus `brush,' which is also a diminutive of penis , which in Latin (also) meant `tail.

  • Only Keswick thrived, primarily because of the pencil industry, for which it was world-famous.


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