Example sentences for: analogy

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

  • To fortify this unorthodox analogy, the Clintons bound guns and bombs together in their legislation and in their analysis on the Colorado tragedy.

  • The enhanced ability of Fnr to activate dmsABC gene expression is possibly, by analogy to Crp, due to increased affinity of Fnr at the consensus versus the native non-consensus Fnr recognition sequence at dmsA . Likewise, the poor match of the Fnr site at the promoter for the fumarate reductase gene, frdA to the consensus Fnr sequence may account for the relatively weak anaerobic induction for this respiratory operon [ 14 ] .

  • Continuing with the analogy, suppose there are two types of buses: slow local buses that frequently stop at B, and fast express buses that rarely stop at B. Because a bus boarded at B is most likely local, the average time it takes to travel from C to D (thus the lead time has been subtracted) will be a length-biased estimate of the averages of the local and express travel times from C to D.

  • Nice work with the Rodman-Jordan analogy: Thanks.

  • From a strictly legal perspective, the analogy is inaccurate: Under the law, a corporation lives forever.


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