Example sentences for: daughter

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

  • Stalin's daughter retired to Arizona, and Kim Jong Il of North Korea is laughable as Great Leader, Version 2.0.

  • Critics profess surprise that Scottish director Danny Boyle's follow-up to the much-praised Trainspotting should have turned out to be a "pileup of spectacular flakiness" (Owen Gleiberman, Entertainment Weekly ). They call the plot, in which a disgruntled janitor (Ewan McGregor) kidnaps and then falls in love with his boss's daughter (Cameron Diaz), "pure, vintage fluff" (Janet Maslin, the New York Times ). Scenes involving angels, played by Delroy Lindo and Holly Hunter, are said to be especially silly.

  • There's the slightly tired riff about deadbeat dads: Lily's ex-husband promises to show up at their daughter's soccer game, but forgets about it until Lily angrily reminds him.

  • The robot, designed by Robin Murphy of the University of South Florida, has a pouchlike cavity inside of which a smaller "daughter" robot is stored.

  • A great many words in Quechua begin with hua- or gua- (used interchangeably), so when the hacienda owner tells his Indian quachimán to keep a sharp lookout on his nightly rounds, neither may realize that the word derives from watchman . And when Mami is persuaded that daughter needs a new sweater and buys her a chompa , neither may think of the long departed Englishwomen whose jumpers brought the word into the language.


How many words do you know? Try our free vocabulary size test!


Search

Search for example sentences

Loading Loading...
Quantcast