Example sentences for: dictionary-buying

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

  • In the long run, however, dictionary reviews probably serve no function: in the face of the relatively overwhelming funds at the disposal of some publishers to promote their books, reviews fail to dissuade people from buying bad dictionaries; such a small percentage of the dictionary-buying public attend to reviews that their effect is slight even when favourable; finally, the value of a dictionary to an individual can be tested only over long use, which even the wisest reviewer cannot anticipate.

  • There is another aspect to this change: lamentably, it emphasizes the abiding ignorance and gullibility of the dictionary-buying public.

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