Example sentences for: alien

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

  • What seems alien is a particular garment being always linked with its maker but not with a particular wearer.

  • If we outnumber this alien being, our instinct tells us to kill it and ask questions later (or, at the very least, discriminate against it and keep it in a manageable place).

  • Now that it's in theaters, the pans are pouring in for this "ridiculously derivative" movie (Maslin, the New York Times ) about an astronaut (Johnny Depp) who returns to Earth after a strange, and possibly alien, encounter in space.

  • Alien farmworkers may remain in Mexico annually for two to six months.

  • About half were immediate relatives of U.S. citizens (spouses: 56 percent; parents: 22 percent; and children: 21 percent), and the rest were "family-sponsored preference immigrants"--spouses and children of alien residents, siblings (and their families) of naturalized citizens and their families, and adult sons and daughters (and their families) of naturalized citizens.


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