Example sentences for: admire

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

  • They admire the film's scenic mountain vistas and elegiac tone, saying the latter resembles "a meditative and incantatory piece of music" (Pico Iyer, the New York Review of Books ). Most critics respectfully note that the lack of a plot and the lengthy scenes of Buddhist priests in prayer don't make for high excitement.

  • Some people have better memories than others, and we can admire those who, despite the extraordinary pressure of being under the klieg lights in a TV studio before an audience, are able to dredge up obscure information in response to quizmasters' questions.

  • A "surprising" survey of American kids ages 6-14 finds that the overwhelming majority believes in God, pray, feel safe in school, admire their parents, are in no hurry to grow up, and disapprove of premarital sex.

  • I've never met the man, but I admire him through his writings.

  • There's much to admire about Andrew Jackson, , but his brutal Florida campaign should elicit at least pause, if not apologies.

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