Example sentences for: alternately

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

  • The cinematography is alternately praised as stunning and condemned as boring, but the response to the story line is unanimous: It's a "liberal soap opera" (Richard Schickel, Time ) that consists of a "self-congratulatory anti-prejudice message, fleshed out with painstaking topographic detail" (Dennis Lim, the Village Voice ). A few critics stand up for the film, calling it a "thoughtful, evocative thriller" (Kenneth Turan, the Los Angeles Times ). (Find out more about Hawke here.)

  • The Apostle's preachings (one can hardly call them "sermons") are marvelous production numbers, alternately plangent and syncopated; they make everyone--even those of us in the movie audience predisposed to find a Christian evangelist threatening--feel welcome.

  • Newspapers have bought both these spins, alternately praising and criticizing Microsoft's virginity, but accepting it as a given.

  • Newsweek 's David Ansen is more ambivalent, saying it's "alternately amazing and annoying ...

  • Alternately, two rings may snap sisters together via interactions between the coiled coils of the Smc proteins [11].


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