Example sentences for: affaire

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

  • The WP notes a media consequence of l'affaire Lewinsky: a rebound for conservatively oriented talk radio.

  • Woodward--understandably flustered by this unenviable task--takes 56 seconds to say, in effect, that l'affaire Lewinsky is but one episode in a larger scandal.

  • Her father was a parvenu who used to be a bon vivant and the enfant terrible of his clique but became a laissez-faire entrepreneur in the entrepôt business and then accepted a post as a chargé d'affaires, which entitled him to a UN laissez-passer, (working to improve detente, and rapprochement with the ancien régime), though he remained a bit of a roué, having an affaire with the au pair.

  • Jonathan Turley, who has been spending a lot of time lately on TV commenting on l'affaire Lewinsky (39 appearances between January and August).

  • The oversight is not the result of an effort to avoid downbeat or offensive sides of Degas, but rather a failure to understand the seismic shift in French society caused by "l'affaire ." Photography and French nationalism were also linked in Degas' mind.


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