Example sentences for: people--mostly

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

  • When Johnson turns to the 19 th century, he continues to reward us with lively prose and well-crafted sketches of people--mostly presidents and big business leaders such as the steel magnate Andrew Carnegie and the banker J. Pierpont Morgan (this is decidedly a top-down history, in which the poor, labor union leaders, and minority groups receive far less attention than in most scholarly histories these days).

  • The Washington Post leads with a Russian rocket attack on Grozny, the capital of Chechnya, that killed more than 100 people--mostly civilians--and wounded several hundred more.

  • Maybe all these people--mostly men, but I have seen a few women at it also--are calling their brokers to find out how rich they are or, more recently, how poor they are.


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