Example sentences for: alain

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

  • (His urinal in the gents at Pharmacy,which he owns, a vitrine stuffed with detritus, is a masterpiece of interior décor with attitude .) He is, for sure, the leader of the YBA pack, even if he has been surpassed in sheer nastiness by his colleagues, the Chapman twins, Sarah Lucas, Alain Miller.

  • 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."

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

  • 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.

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

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