Example sentences for: allusions

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

  • It is hard to imagine anyone, regardless of sex, enjoying being referred to as a Johnny-come-lately . The self-styled humorists could have a field day with this one, too, suggesting “She's a Jacquelyn of all trades” or the sexless Robin Crusoe . I looked up in the dictionary section a few of the allusions that cannot really be paraphrased.

  • The Simpsons is justly celebrated for the density of its cultural allusions and the rich detail of its visuals.

  • He uses cultural and religious allusions to the holy Qur'an and some of its interpreters.

  • Henry "Hotshot Historian" Hyde wrapped up the day with grandiose allusions to our forefathers.

  • Those works are presumably meant to be Realist and Symbolist (respectively) allusions to his homosexual identity, and Rauschenberg is chided for not publicly affirming the same.


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