Example sentences for: accidentally

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

  • Richard Gordon, Professor of Radiology at the University of Manitoba in Winnipeg, Canada, somewhat accidentally laid the foundations of ‘diatom nanotechnology’ in 1988 when he was invited to give a lecture at an engineering conference.

  • Just accidentally, while surfing and without any prior notice, I came upon a broadcast of Don Giovanni that was very good.

  • Since then, Mir's main oxygen system has failed repeatedly (forcing its crew to burn chemical candles to survive), its commander has developed heartbeat irregularities (caused by stress), and a cosmonaut has accidentally unplugged its main computer (which is less powerful than the chip in some cellular phones).

  • Leatherman and Schmitz [ 36] reported a series of five patients who became accidentally intoxicated with salicylates with clinical, laboratory, and hemodynamic features of sepsis, but without bacteriological evidence.

  • My boss, Michael Kinsley, defines a "gaffe" as a politician accidentally saying something truthful.

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