Example sentences for: devito

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

  • Holly Hunter and Danny DeVito turn in solid performances as two lonely Manhattanites abandoned by their spouses, and Queen Latifah sparkles as a wise cabaret singer.

  • When her cardiologist husband (Martin Donovan) leaves her, Judith Nelson (Holly Hunter) goes out into the world, her pain making her receptive to everything and everyone--from the elevator man (Danny DeVito) who returns her friendship with uninvited amorousness to the torch singer (Queen Latifah) who takes her to after-hours clubs, where she dances ecstatically with young women.

  • Jack routinely pockets cash from Sid Hudgens (Danny DeVito), the film's occasional narrator, a reporter for Hush-Hush magazine and a fiendish imp out of Frank Gifford's nightmares: Hudgens sets up public figures with drugs or prostitutes, then calls in Vincennes to make the bust and pose for pictures.

  • Reviewers especially like Matt Damon, who plays an idealist lawyer taking on a venal insurance company, and also praise co-stars Danny DeVito and Claire Danes.

  • Earlier in the film, Andy's manager George Shapiro (Danny DeVito), frustrated with his client's self-indulgent performances, tells him that he has to decide whether he's out to entertain the audience or himself.


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