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:

  • To make our pages more attractive, we had been using quotation marks and apostrophes that curl left or right, as appropriate, rather than all-purpose marks that are straight vertical.

  • To every part he brings an all-purpose dyspepsia.

  • It's amazing that Mendes and Ball get away with recycling so many stale and reactionary ideas under the all-purpose rubric of "black comedy."

  • Prominent religious leaders, more secure with maintaining a Jewish identity in America, now urged schools to let Jews abstain from yuletide celebrations or to provide all-purpose holiday parties instead.

  • 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.


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