Example sentences for: dewey

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

  • But try a different succession: William James; John Dewey; Al Neuharth.

  • Hoodlum 's Dewey (William Atherton) bears little resemblance to the real prosecutor, district attorney, governor, and failed presidential candidate.

  • We reporters and editors have failed to promote and enhance "democracy" as imaged by philosopher John Dewey in the 1920s.

  • This technique was in widespread use until 1948, when the major national polls based on this technique all predicted that Republican Thomas E. Dewey would defeat incumbent Democrat Harry S. Truman.

  • The movie portrays the elder Dewey as a crook, regularly taking bribes from Lucky Luciano and other criminals.

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