Example sentences for: accident

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

  • So punishing past corporate sins is not like fining everyone who was present when an accident occurred, but when it was reported, which seems both unfair and pointless.

  • Not surprisingly, a slew of bad reviews for this bottom-feeding comedy about a fish tank cleaner who falls into the gigolo business by accident: "Among devotees of comedy, Deuce Bigalow is for the undemanding" (Lawrence Van Gelder, the New York Times ). Some go so far as to insult the cast, calling star Rob Schneider "a runty fellow of no particular talent" (Susan Wloszczyna, USA Today ). One reviewer pipes up in the movie's defense, calling Deuce "an hour-and-a-half goof on kinky sex, bathroom humor and inner happiness … a considerable cut above the crop of recent features by other SNL alums" (which is not saying much) and that it's "funnier than it deserves to be, not to mention rather sweet in a sophomoric, manwhore-with-a-heart-of-gold kind of way" (Michael O'Sullivan, the Washington Post ). (Click here to find out more about Rob Schneider.)

  • “Though I pass through a gloomy valley, I fear no harm” is like “Though I pass through Wichita on a rainy day on the way to California, I won't have an accident in my automobile”; “Yea, though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I will fear no evil” is no casual passing by but step-by-step pacing through life with death constantly threatening and the devil's evil lure contemned, reminding us of Adam and Eve who, tempted by the devil, were enticed and ate from the tree of Good and Evil (not harm!)

  • Brooker C, Peters J, McCabe C, Short N. The views of nurses to the conduct of a randomised controlled trial of problem drinkers in an accident and emergency department.

  • At one point, he says, the firm tried to branch out from guns into motorcycle helmets, but was soon hit with a $100,000 legal judgment paid to the family of a young man who died in an accident while wearing a Taurus model.


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