Example sentences for: accidentally

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

  • Tom Brokaw accidentally referred to the deliverer of the Republican response, (black) Rep.

  • More enlivening by far is Love and Death on Long Island , in which another aging protagonist (John Hurt), a clubby English novelist poignantly out of touch with modern society, goes on another soulful quest, developing an obsession with a beautiful teen idol (Jason Priestley) whom he accidentally sees on-screen in a film called Hot Pants College 2 . First-time director Richard Kwietniowski has fun with the collision of high and low culture, and he does elegant work.

  • The hero Perseus, somehow conceived in that metallic torrent, accidentally felled his grandfather Acrisius with a discus.

  • A federal judge said his release could compromise global security because seven of the tapes onto which he had copied American nuclear secrets remain unaccounted for . In the bail hearing, U.S. attorneys alleged that Lee 1) stole nuclear secrets "sufficient to build a functional thermonuclear weapon"; 2) stored this information on a computer network easily accessible to outsiders; and 3) told a colleague that he "may have accidentally" disclosed secrets to a foreign country.

  • The Post story includes this explanation for why the White House Communications Agency, "a military unit that provides the president with secure communications," originally didn't produce the coffee tapes: the WHCA's chief of staff got the full memo requesting any such videos, but when he put it into an e-mail format to send it to his boss, the agency's director, he accidentally omitted the first two pages.


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