Example sentences for: achilles

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

  • Reference to the designated section in Appendix A reveals a brief discussion of the subject of sex-linked metaphors which quite correctly points out that many common metaphors, metonyms, and allusions refer to males— Achilles' heel, before you can say Jack Robinson, Bluebeard, David and Goliath , and many more.

  • The wily Odysseus slips Achilles some androstenedione, while Apollo stokes the Trojan defenders on creatine.

  • An article identifies George W. Bush's Achilles' heel: abortion.

  • The hindlimb was fixed so that no movement of the limb was possible during muscle contraction and the Achilles tendon was attached to a force-displacement transducer (Grass Instruments, Co., Quincy, Mass) to monitor tension development during contraction.

  • In the case of the Shopping Avenger, his Achilles' heel is not animal, vegetable, or mineral but something less tangible.


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