Example sentences for: all-purpose

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

  • The all-purpose Chinese medicinal herb is becoming well known in the West as a tonic.

  • Nowadays, we just say Cheers , an all-purpose word used indiscriminately.

  • This all-purpose Republican frame posits that the Senate is Clinton's jury and should behave accordingly.

  • That tone would have been a snap for Kubrick in the days of The Killing (1956), Lolita (1962), and Dr. Strangelove (1964), and a stretch after 2001: A Space Odyssey (1968), when his storytelling acquired an all-purpose lugubriousness.

  • Port d’Alcúdia has evolved from a small fishing harbor into an all-purpose port for commercial, naval, and pleasure craft (there’s a big yacht marina) and the largest summer resort in northern Mallorca.

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