Example sentences for: amateurs

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

  • The safest rule for amateurs is to decide in advance how much you can afford to lose (which you probably will) and stick rigidly to it.

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

  • Useless spoonerisms must be avoided and characterize their creators as rank novices or amateurs.

  • Even amateurs, though, can learn how to make up a pretty convincing story in the comfort of their own homes, using nothing more than a mild sense of mischief and a decent word processor.

  • With academia's standard rewards of promotion and tenure not as readily accruing in this work, the study of American place names is by and large in the hands of true lovers of the subject (amateurs in the etymological sense, and dilettantes).


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