Example sentences for: accidental

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

  • Within Beijing itself, there was no evidence of prehistoric settlement until the accidental discovery in 1996 of a Stone Age village barely 1 km (half a mile) from the Forbidden City and Tiananmen Square.

  • Of course, any text of sufficient length is riddled with accidental ELSs.

  • Many are dismayed at Kasdan's inability to match his acclaimed early efforts such as Body Heat , The Big Chill , and The Accidental Tourist . (Visit the official site to see stills and clips from the film.)

  • The Post notes that since NATO's accidental May 7 bombing of the Chinese Embassy in Belgrade, China has sentenced nine dissidents to prison terms of up to 10 years.

  • The scene I've just described is an exemplary Tom Stoppard moment: A literary in-joke that turns on the accidental, and wholly conjectural, collision of two historical figures.

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