Example sentences for: affaire

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

  • When President Clinton's budget for fiscal year 1999 came out on Feb. 2, we were all engrossed in l'affaire Lewinsky and the spin the White House was putting on it--right-wing conspiracy, executive privilege, Talmudic definitions of adultery, and so on.

  • The NYT editorial page restates its position on l'affaire Lewinsky --Clinton's a jerk, but jerkiness isn't cause for removal from office--and backs Byrd, calling his proposal "a just way to bring this tormented case to a close."

  • 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.

  • All the papers lead with a federal judge's rejection of President Clinton's claim that executive privilege protects two of his aides from testifying to the Starr grand jury about l'affaire Lewinsky.

  • One of the key causes of press overkill of the sort we're now witnessing in l'affaire Lewinsky is the papers' tendencies to do stories about anything that has to do with Topic A, even if it would otherwise merit virtually no news play.


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