Example sentences for: annoy

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

  • If we annoy him, the annoyance must be somehow necessary to his pleasure, the rising of it sweeterfor the last tug of a defeated gravity--as feeblenow, as faraway, as being anybody's son or father.For he seems all gaze, nudging a dollar toward her.

  • Of course, such a diagnostic system may prove to be more unwieldy in the end and to annoy insurance companies (who hold frightening sway over all health-care endeavors), and it is politically unlikely that such a dramatic shift will occur any time in the near future.

  • While unprepared lawyers annoy her, several things about the lawyers who appear before her impress Zelon.

  • Chatterbox also likes "Incredible Sucking Sound," but doesn't want to annoy Ross Perot.

  • The answers are a nice springboard for talking about: 1) how you go about reforming language, and what limitations you'd face (just saying it won't make it so); 2) how expressions like "you know" actually function linguistically (people aren't saying "you know" just to annoy you, even if that's the effect); and 3) the nature of language etiquette, taboo, euphemism, and context.


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