Example sentences for: alexander

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

  • One inventor is dissed: Alexander Fleming, a scientist of "mundane skills," accidentally discovered penicillin, but it was Ernst Chain and Howard Florey who actually made penicillin a lifesaving drug.

  • The Persians were followed by Alexander the Great, after whom came two Greek generals Seleucus and Ptolemy, who brought Hellenistic control to the Eastern Mediterranean for some two centuries.

  • Jane Alexander, who has chaired the endowment since 1993, has been a formidable advocate for continued culture funding.

  • Alexander’s dreams of a huge empire extending eastwards across the Ganga plain were blocked by mutinous troops fed up with upset stomachs, the harsh terrain, and the tough Indian military opposition.

  • (A special place in hell should be reserved for perpetual Republican presidential candidate Lamar Alexander, who as education secretary during the Bush administration promoted national standards only to oppose them when they were put forth by a Democratic White House.)

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