Example sentences for: alive

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  • A few defend Morris: His unorthodox technique captures Reagan's contradictions and makes for "a very strange, very interesting, very exasperating book, full to bursting of both lies and honesty" that calls to mind some of fiction's most masterful unreliable narrators, such as "the madness of Nabokov's Charles Kinbote" (Hendrik Hertzberg, The New Yorker ). Christopher Lehmann-Haupt writes a solidly positive review: "I can think of few conventional political biographies that bring their subjects' pasts so richly alive" (the New York Times ). But the Times ' other reviewer voices the conventional wisdom, calling it "a bizarre, irresponsible and monstrously self-absorbed book" (Michiko Kakutani).

  • Cook refers to his strategies as evidence that the American dream is still alive.

  • The most recent was the "Church Age," when Jesus was alive and spread the Word.

  • Half of men reaching age 65 can expect to be alive at age 82 and half of women reaching age 65 can expect to be alive at age 86; some will live to age 100 and older.

  • Parallel to the strategic bequest motive, we can hypothesize a "strategic gift motive" that operates while the parents are still alive.


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