Example sentences for: dichotomy

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

  • These studies suggest that the dosage versus determining factor argument is a false dichotomy in birds: doses of Z chromosome appear to masculinize while presence of the W appears to feminize.

  • An analysis by Joshua Salomon and colleagues in this month's PLoS Medicine suggests that trying to concentrate on one or the other of these alternatives is a false dichotomy, and that not integrating the two approaches could have a catastrophic effect on the global toll of HIV/AIDS by 2020.

  • "To ignore this in favour of viewing the resulting impasse as a victory of the forces of light (ordinary people or at least their self-appointed representatives) over the forces of darkness (that is, proponents of free trade) is to create a false, misleading, and ultimately harmful dichotomy," the paper said.

  • Sociologist Pierre van den Berghe argues that such a continuum is preferable to a simple black-white dichotomy.

  • .. of the dichotomy in Boswell's portrayal of his subject.


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