Example sentences for: amateur

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

  • (Some of the freshest lines in the book come with his description of Oliver Stone's film The Doors , which "offers an inadvertent parody, a portrait of an amateur oracle's excruciatingly dull metamorphosis into a pitiful, drunken slob.")

  • To my knowledge, these terms are not normally used in professional (dare we call it “entertainment”) wrestling as they are in professional and amateur boxing.

  • For patrons, artists, students and actors, Civic provides the best in professionally produced amateur productions in our community, and one of the best in the nation.

  • The Madeira Amateur Dramatic Society, founded in 1993, puts on productions in English (and occasionally Portuguese), including “The Importance of Being Ernest,” “A Christmas Carol,” and “Last of the Red Hot Lovers. ”

  • A little learning has always been a dangerous tool in the mind of the amateur etymologizer, and early acquaintance with one or more of the languages of the Australian Aborigines not infrequently proved seductive.


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