Example sentences for: annus

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

  • Newsweek publishes obits for the victims of this annus horribilis . Deng Xiaoping and Willem de Kooning get a paragraph each; Di gets a few pages.

  • In Rome, La Repubblica said this was an "annus horribilis " for Coca-Cola, that "the sun is setting on the empire of Atlanta," and that "the gods have turned against the fizzy drink."

  • Thanks to the northward migration of Pacific marlin, California sport fishermen will have an annus mirabilis . And as for the surfing, it will be awesome.

  • By 1968, that annus horribilis when Johnson cracked from the pressure of mediating an increasingly centripetal Democratic Party and Kennedy fell to an assassin's bullet, two political ideal-types had solidified: a "silent majority" who supported Johnson's war on Vietnam and voted in Richard Nixon, and a "new class" of liberal professionals and youth who supported Johnson's war on poverty but detested everything Richard Nixon represented.


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