Example sentences for: affections

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

  • "[B]lessed with a vivid sense of humor and an artistic integrity unlike those of any other American filmmaker working today" is how Entertainment Weekly 's Lisa Schwarzbaum describes the work of writing team Owen Wilson and Wes Anderson (who also paired up on the 1996 underground hit Bottle Rocket ). The film, directed by Anderson, follows newcomer Jason Schwartzman as a dorky, overachieving high-school kid who competes with Bill Murray for a teacher's affections.

  • Although I've made my affections for her very clear, she has turned me down for dates because she prefers the company of her "Euroclique," a group of grad students also from "The Continent."

  • The plot winds and unwinds a mismatch of affections.

  • Send the object of your affections a letter--but a different one, a new one.

  • But the objects of their affections differ.


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