Example sentences for: dictating

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

  • Will we, or our children, be talking their essays into microphones, composing peripatetically and out loud like Wordsworth "writing" his poems, or bosses dictating letters to secretaries in 1950s TV sitcoms?

  • These same state officials, he said, were responsible for dictating clinical policy and writing guidelines for the treatment of patients in the state system.

  • They are assuming, in other words, that there is a universal law dictating that altruism between individuals be proportional to their degree of genetic relatedness--and that natural discord among people thus will be proportional to their genetic difference.

  • Keyes : Shouldn't have government or other bureaucracies dictating to people.

  • For Klein, control is always bad--whether it's the evil health-and-fashion industry dictating our ideas about beauty, or the beleaguered dieter struggling to curb his cravings in a spirit of misguided self-hatred.


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