Example sentences for: allusion

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

  • The piner once lived in a badger box , a makeshift shelter named in allusion to the wombat's capacious hole in the ground (the wombat being known uniquely in Tasmania as a badger, to which it bears a passing resembalance).

  • It has often been derives from the name of the clown Grock, an allusion to the red sunburnt noses of seaside holidaymakers.

  • Known as La Pedrera (which means “stone quarry,” an allusion to its limestone surface), this stunning apartment house is a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

  • 8. Coffin nail is a later allusion to `cigarette': in its earlier metaphoric life it referred to anything that might serve to drive one to an early grave; indeed, some early Western saloons sold tokens bearing the words “coffin nail” stamped on them which were good for a shot of redeye.

  • ' The allusion could be to a hand slapping the loaf, thereby producing a deep, hollow, fartlike sound.

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