Example sentences for: affection

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

  • Unfortunately, the movie rests upon the supposition that Americans have such a reservoir of affection for the U.S.

  • Yet these are the things--even after today's accord--for which the Chinese government has very little affection.

  • In my time, at least, holding the door communicated respect or affection or some other favorable emotion--depending on the personalities involved.

  • The Clintons' marriage is "stupefyingly weird" but founded on genuine passion, affection, and respect, argues a piece.

  • Wasserstein also brings in a weary, aging critic (Nigel Hawthorne) who can echo Nina's plight, watching the object of his own affection drift into the arms of a younger man and delivering elegant monologues on the subject.


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