Example sentences for: alternate

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

  • The magazine profiles hot young physicist Lee Smolin: His "evolutionary" theory posits that black holes give birth to alternate universes, and that our universe itself was created in the black hole of another universe.

  • As for schnoz , it does sound Yiddish, there does exist a verb schneitzen `to blow one's nose,' and the shn - combination does connote something to do with the nose; but there is no word shnozzle in Yiddish, only noz or, in the alternate dialect, nuz . Phudnik is not a Yiddish word but was clearly formed on the Yiddish root -nik , which also occurs in Slavic.

  • It's possible, of course, that in an alternate universe, where American high schools were truly academic institutions, the seriously disturbed Harris and Klebold might have open fire on the "brains," but I doubt it; first of all because Harris and Klebold would have received some of the acceptance they craved on their own merits, and secondly because they would not have despised the school so for favoring the intellectual achievers.

  • Well, one alternate juror hinted that one factor in the verdict might be an O.J. backlash.

  • It is music of painstaking care, and the box set, with its alternate takes (including 10 different takes and portions of "Springsville," from Ahead ) gives you an idea of how Davis managed to protect an inchoate, subconscious quality in his trumpet playing, session after session.


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