Example sentences for: alive

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

  • A recent opinion poll showed that if Stalin were alive, 7 percent of the Russian people would choose him as president.

  • A literary critic's biography of the 18 th -century satirical English painter wins praise for "bringing [her] subject and his milieu alive" (Bruce Cook, the Washington Post Book World ). The critics accept Uglow's revisionist claim that Hogarth's famous moralizing was accompanied by a prurient fixation on sex.

  • Saying she shared "the sense of disappointment and bewilderment" over the Lewinsky affair and the bombings in Sudan and Afghanistan, Holland said she also believed "there are very many people alive in Ireland, and further afield, today who would be dead were it not for President Clinton's commitment to the search for peace in Northern Ireland."

  • A unanimous jury condemned avowed racist Lawrence Russell Brewer for killing James Byrd Jr., a black man who was dragged alive for three miles behind a pickup truck before his head was torn off by a concrete culvert.

  • Already, Cuarón is one of the most accomplished subjective filmmakers alive.


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