Example sentences for: allusions

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

  • Among its faults: inane characters, incoherent plot, lack of suspense, and self-knowing allusions to the original.

  • GS tried to reveal the essence of communication by stringing together heavy words without the punctuation, connectives, adjectives, adverbs, and allusions we are accustomed to.

  • All such Robin Hood allusions have long since been extinguished.

  • Some praise director Guillermo Del Toro for manipulating Gothic conventions and sprinkling the film with Catholic imagery and allusions to classic films.

  • The saying Traduttore traditore expresses the idea that no matter how gifted a translator is, he can never truly convey the subtle nuances and meanings behind the original language, the many-layered associations and allusions that the words in the original connote.


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