Example sentences for: dead

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

  • Terms that have validity only in a historical context abound: carrying gang, Dumb cell, Model Prison, probation gang, and separate prison, or the place name Isle of the Dead, all of which appear currently in literature prepared for the tourist trade.

  • When you see this snake swallow Jon Voight and then regurgitate him in front of Jennifer Lopez like a cat presenting a dead bird, when you see Voight give a little ironic wink before collapsing to the floor and dying in a puddle of digestive slime, you are witnessing one of those classic I-Don't-Think-So moments that help define the contemporary moviegoing experience.

  • Backlash, shmacklash ; The Blair Witch Project messed up my head more than anything since Night of the Living Dead (1968), so The Sixth Sense had me shivering in anticipation from its opening credits.

  • As many as 62 people are believed dead in the rare hurricane-strength storm.

  • A week later, when a reporter pointed out that the peace plan was dead, Clinton insisted that the Kosovars must nonetheless be allowed to return home and live safely.

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