Example sentences for: aloud

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

  • Eleanor (like all do-gooders motivated by the perilous business of noblesse oblige) might have had her authoritarian leanings, but the point is that FDR wasn't a dictator, and neither was Eleanor, who--whatever she may have mused aloud at the start of the New Deal--never got half the loaf she wanted.

  • Those who attend academic conferences soon come to dread the speaker who reads aloud a paper meant to be read in a journal: it is almost impossible to assimilate its information because none of the normal communicative devices used in viva voce communication are present--repetition being among them.

  • The majority view today is that reading aloud was the rule in antiquity--a view that has now received powerful new support from Paul Saenger, a medievalist and curator at the Newberry Library in Chicago.

  • I had read about Halley's Comet first, I suspect, as a youngster; seeing the word in print, but not having much occasion to shout it aloud (the comet coming around only once every 75 years), I formed its pronunciation in my mind and there it stayed.

  • You can hear as much in tapes of Stevens reading aloud; he is so intent on keeping an even, magisterial tone that he occasionally loses himself in the convoluted syntax on which Vendler expends such analytic energy.


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