Example sentences for: alive

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

  • Outcome of treatment was evaluated on the date of last patient contact by determining the presence or absence of cancer and the vital status (alive, dead, or unknown).

  • While alive, she published volumes of carefully edited literary diaries.

  • The RPH isn't bothered by the fact that he's been routed before (Alexander, Alan Keyes, Pete Wilson, Pat Buchanan, Steve Forbes, Jack Kemp); that he's the most hated man in politics (Newt Gingrich); that he's a national joke (Dan Quayle); that hardly anyone outside his home state has heard of him (John Ashcroft, Bob Smith, George Pataki, Tom Ridge, John Kasich, Tommy Thompson); that most voters will confuse him with an S&L crook (Frank Keating, the governor of Oklahoma--he's never heard of you, either); or that he might not get elected if he were the next-to-last American alive (Gary Bauer).

  • These numbers reflect consensus trends--foreign films are barely alive, while independent ones are flourishing.

  • After Scrooge has been visited by the three spirits, " ...it was always said of him that he knew how to keep Christmas well, if any man alive possessed the knowledge.


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