Example sentences for: accomplishments

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

  • A WP front-pager looks beneath the veneer of Elizabeth Dole's self-described accomplishments as head of the Red Cross to discover in her tenure there a more mixed record.

  • The death of colonialism should be ranked among humanity's greatest accomplishments of the waning century, but the hard work was done at the end of World War II--an event that seems secure in its place in the history books even though Peter Jennings wasn't there to report it.

  • Hirsch Jr.'s controversial The Dictionary of Cultural Literacy (1988); the idea was to highlight the accomplishments of non-Western societies and their contributions to Western culture.

  • It spends three paragraphs pondering German history, four describing the intelligent Mr. Hitler's book, and ends with a complaint about his dislike of the Jews, which the reviewer regards as a flaw in an otherwise impressive list of accomplishments.

  • Among his many accomplishments, Dr. Johnson was the first of the great Scot-bashers, elevating a common anti-immigrant prejudice to a wittier sort of anti-immigrant prejudice and a way to tweak his great friend James Boswell.


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