Example sentences for: amateurs

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

  • Because millions of amateurs own cameras and take pictures, photography sometimes gets little respect from snobby museums.

  • And in the early '60s, in a small village hall in East Sussex, England, we danced to a group of amateurs called The High Numbers .

  • On the same grounds, it is incumbent on editors to engage as reviewers of dictionaries lexicographers who are knowledgeable about the genre, not amateurs who occasionally look up one word to see how it is spelt or another to find out what it means.

  • Because the manuscript was nowhere near to being a coherent, finished work and because Ellison left no instructions, his literary executor John F. Callahan had to choose between disappointing the amateurs and infuriating the professionals.

  • The HDAS should serve not only as superb documentation of an aspect of the language too often left to amateurs among whom most professional lexicographers, including me, must be counted but also as an engaging colorful source of the pleasure to be derived from revelation and reminiscence.


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