Example sentences for: people--and

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

  • The LAT story puts the size of its sample--968 people--and its margin of error--4 percent--in its seventh paragraph.

  • In 1963, Time named him Man of the Year, praising his leadership in the Birmingham desegregation protests that made him "the unchallenged voice of the Negro people--and the disquieting conscience of the whites."

  • Why did such smart people--and the principals in LTCM are smart, even if some of them have Nobel Prizes in economics--take such seemingly foolish risks?

  • I simply don't want the American people--and the world--to enter a new millennium ruled by a man who was elected to the most powerful post on the planet simply because he had the most money.

  • I hadn't thought about The New New Thing in those terms, since it seemed to me that even though Clark had spats with various people--and even though he looked at money people, in particular, as vermin--all of them, even the vermin, were his co-conspirators.


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