Example sentences for: actual

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

  • The actual projects Kristol and Brooks call for to renew national purpose are things like privatizing Social Security and Medicare, and pushing for a voucher system of school choice.

  • Note to readers: if a story's headline is built around words like "anticipates" "expects," "awaits" or "braces," odds are good there's not much actual news in it.

  • Ernest Jones, Freud's English biographer, famously observed that Hamlet, wishing his father dead, was unable to survive his father's actual murder because he was so crippled by guilt.

  • Faced with an actual tragedy, the least she could have done is realize how fortunate she was.

  • Participants were invited to submit actual examples of authorial self-praise as smug and fatuous as Warren Adler's: "My novels ...


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