Example sentences for: alluding

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

  • More likely, however, George is alluding to Falstaff's observation in Henry IV, Part I , that "the better part of valor is discretion" (Act V, Scene iv, line 120).

  • (In Spanish the word for “apple” and “street block” are the same  — manzana — allowing for a play on words alluding to the apple in Greek mythology, which was awarded to the most beautiful among three goddesses — a contest that led inevitablyto trouble.)

  • Few people today know what he meant by the lovely word sublunary . Literally, it means "beneath the moon," and Johnson was alluding to an ancient, widespread belief that there was an unbreachable division between the cosmos, thought to be pristine, lawful, and unchanging, and our grubby, chaotic Earth below.

  • Furthermore, by a simple examination of the titles of the articles for keywords alluding to methods or techniques, many articles that would be likely to constitute false positives in this context are excluded.

  • She hardly needs to mention it--the media bring it up anyway--but she invokes it subtly, alluding (as she did on two Sunday talk shows) to "women who drive their daughters halfway across the state to shake my hand, a woman they dare to believe in."


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