Example sentences for: dashes

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

  • Even the dashes, with their suspended, rising quality, suggest the vitality of endurance.

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

  • The Wall Street Journal flags this story in its front-page news box, with its headline saying that the Senate's consensus "dashes Clinton's hopes" for making a deal and avoiding a trial.

  • 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.

  • 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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