Example sentences for: ahem

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

  • Over the years, the new sound may acquire its own distinction: a dignified gentleman announcing Ahem! to gain attention, rather than actually clearing his throat, or someone cackling Yukkety yuk yuk! at a lousy joke.

  • Ahem.

  • If a president has a certain knack for, ahem, sneaking around, he might as well do it for the public good.

  • "You didn't ask, but my all-time favorite slogan comes from the 1991 Louisiana governor's race between Republican (and former KKK grand wizard) David Duke and Democrat Edwin Edwards, an (ahem) ethically challenged Democratic candidate who had been indicted--but not convicted--for mail fraud, obstruction of justice, and public bribery.


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