Example sentences for: demos

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

  • John Demos, an eminent historian of early America at Yale, wrote a fascinating book several years ago called The Unredeemed Captive , about a white woman in colonial New England who was abducted by Indians and lived much of her life among them.

  • Every morning, Nielsen compiles the "overnights "--the ratings, shares, and demos for the previous night's programs, extrapolated from results sent in by the People Meters wired to 5,000 TV sets.

  • Demos augmented the known story of this woman with an imagined story of how she might have viewed her life with the tribe--something for which no evidence exists.

  • TV demos capture neither the exhilaration nor the fear, conveying instead the smug fatuity of some second-unit director who believes social change is for saps; DGA cards are for winners.

  • I think the real challenge for a currently employed middle-class professional today would be to spend a year living entirely outside the Internet: no e-mail, no eToys or E*Trade or Amazon, no MP3s or game demos, no online banking or selection of benefits through the company intranet, not to mention, of course, no Slate . I don't think I'd survive for more than a few days (which is why your daughter-in-law, alas, once referred to herself as a "wwww", for "world wide web widow").


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