Example sentences for: desai

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

  • In his den, he pours himself a glass of single-malt Scotch and listens to Fats Waller and tries to avoid the incinerating glares of his increasingly traditional wife (Gopi Desai) and the fervent prayers of his son.

  • -- Ravi Desai

  • Indeed, a guy named Dinesh Desai claims to have recorded a temperature of 129 degrees while walking across Death Valley in July 1998.

  • Nominated for the Booker Prize in England, Desai's novel of a small-town family in India is deemed "splendid" (Gabriella Stern, the Wall Street Journal ). The two parts of the title refer to the internal structure of the book, the first half following the life of the family's plain and somewhat dim older daughter, who after failing to marry is consigned to the life of a glorified house servant.

  • A "wry, touching and understated novel" (Francine Prose, the New York Times Book Review ). (Click here to find out more about Desai.)


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