Example sentences for: alain

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

  • Though less original and not as fully realized, these books reminded me of a pair of recent literary appreciations: Hermione Lee's mammoth biography of Virginia Woolf, and Alain de Botton's idiosyncratic, obsessive How Proust Can Change Your Life . All four books share a playful disregard for the rules that usually govern high-minded "intellectual" biographies.

  • The NYT op-ed page contains a rumination about the imminence of the millennium by Alain de Botton that scans with the familiarity of an old shoe.

  • Book -- How Proust Can Change Your Life: Not a Novel , by Alain de Botton;

  • Chirac's protégé, Prime Minister Alain Juppe, took the fall, and has said he will resign.

  • The conservative Paris daily Le Figaro, in a front-page comment by Alain Peyrefitte, said France's World Cup victory showed there was "still a future for French confidence, for French ambition, for French unity."


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