Example sentences for: akin

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

  • However, it would be justified internationally as being akin to the electoral system that existed in Hong Kong prior to the democratic reforms introduced by the territory's last British governor, Chris Patten, in the face of Chinese objections.

  • Sam Adams is a lager beer that happens to be brewed in a slightly fuller-flavored style, something akin (perhaps) to mainstream American beers in the '40s and '50s.

  • He contends that, in common conversation, "intern" can signify something akin to sexual receptacle, ergo no respectable young thing would accept the job title.

  • The LAT has a front-page effort that quotes a U.S. expert as saying the plan of one rebel is akin to the Bay of Pigs.

  • Current versions of the 747 seat between 272 and 386 passengers, depending on configuration and how much the pilot is distracted by pathetic whimpering akin to that of caged animals.


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