Example sentences for: derek

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

  • Derek's sister Brooke worked on Hillary Rodham Clinton's staff and is married to Deputy Secretary of State Strobe Talbott, the president's buddy from his Oxford days, long suspected by the right of being soft on communism.

  • Derek's father was a fireman killed by a black drug dealer while battling a blaze in a crack den.

  • Now, he happily collaborates with director/choreographer Mark Morris and lyricist/Nobel Prize-winning poet Derek Walcott.

  • Worse yet, Derek's wife, Ruth Yannatta Goldway, was elected mayor of Santa Monica in 1981 on a pro-rent-control ticket.

  • Division runs like a seam through the biography of the Nobel Prize-winning Caribbean-born poet Derek Walcott--his task has been to make it more boon than burden.


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