Example sentences for: awkward

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

  • Encounters with people who recognize Lamar but only vaguely are sometimes a bit awkward.

  • Warner Bros. refused to have an advance critics screening for this update of the beloved 1960s British TV show, and the reason is now obvious: The movie is "an unqualified disaster" (Dave Kehr, Daily News ). Ralph Fiennes' painfully awkward John Steed and Uma Thurman's beautiful but empty Emma Peel are said to have none of the charm and sexual tension that graced their TV counterparts.

  • Although D.C. bureau chief Alan Murray was right not to break Juanita's story, now that it's "out there," the news staff is in an awkward position.

  • By the time they turn in for the night they have already forgotten Parry, the awkward young hiker who had wanted Joe to pray with him over Logan's shattered body: He has been relegated to an anecdote and dismissed.

  • -- and is it indeed true that, in the rather awkward phraseology of the translator, “the language is not altered with doing without thou and thee”?

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