Example sentences for: absorbing

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

  • The director, Wolfgang Petersen, made his mark with Das Boot , a masterfully absorbing thriller set on board a claustrophobic German U-boat.

  • Skidelsky's book, believe it or not, is actually quite absorbing: Although he was an economist, Keynes led an interesting life--though, to tell the truth, what I personally found myself envying was the way he managed to change the world without having to visit quite so much of it.

  • Gates calls the Windows-IE marriage the latest "incremental step" in Microsoft's "long history" of absorbing "separate offerings" (e.g.

  • Poke around in a few medical journals, and you're bound to find material as absorbing as anything you'll find in Vanity Fair .

  • Nicholas Lemann's absorbing new history of American meritocracy, The Big Test , contains an interesting anecdote about William F. Buckley's inadvertent role, while an undergraduate at Yale during the late 1940s, in helping that university restrict the number of Jews and Catholics it admitted.


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