Example sentences for: dashes

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

  • The same holds for other dividers, such as colons, dashes, hyphens, and blanks.

  • The larger point is that's it's all dashes and ellipses, skipping lightly along the surface of both Jackie's career and Hilary's noncareer, and wanton in its exploitation of both Elgar and MS to generate pathos and awe.

  • A design in the form of a small cross that is tattooed on the left hand, between the thumb and forefinger, with lines, or dashes, radiating out from it.

  • This work was Parkes' magisterial Pause and Effect: An Introduction to the History of Punctuation in the West , a book that at last stripped the cloak of anonymity from the important work of commas, periods, dashes, colons, semicolons, and countless other full- and part-time functionaries.

  • As Lola dashes by, the camera revolves around her mother's room, then swoops in on a TV screen where a cartoon Lola is flying down a circular staircase past a neighbor's barking dog and out into the street, where she's live-action again and ready to run for her boyfriend's life.


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