Example sentences for: all-important

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

  • George W. Bush faces a dilemma: If he participates, he risks losing to the social conservatives who dominate GOP straw polls; if he skips the poll, Iowans may spurn him in February's all-important caucuses.

  • Follow the Calle Larga Giacinto Gallina to the humpbacked Ponte del Cavallo bridge for the all-important first view of the piazza’s magnificent equestrian statue of Bartolomeo Colleoni, considered one of the finest in the world.

  • In the dohyo, a raised mound of hard clay some 4.6 m (15 ft) in diameter under a large suspended Shinto-roof-style canopy,toss salt across the dohyo to purify it of evil spirits, swagger around, and commence the all-important “psyching-out” of the opponent.

  • This dress is what Alfred Hitchcock used to call the McGuffin--the all-important object whose pursuit frames a narrative (examples: the Maltese falcon, Charles Foster Kane's sled, and the uranium-packed wine bottles in Hitchcock's own Notorious ). The Love Dress's existence was first speculated upon in the Drudge Report (where it was black) and then on ABC (where it was navy blue).

  • Having conditioned its audience to view IQ as all-important, The Bell Curve then manipulates statistics in a way that makes IQ look bigger, and everything else smaller, in determining Americans' life-chances.


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