Example sentences for: discourse

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

  • Despite the illogical element in the popular, metaphorical use of the phrase, it does seem to have become firmly imbedded in current discourse.

  • Thus, while it is a misdemeanor to employ the expression jumbo frankfurter in public discourse, to date only one person has been charged with the offense: a Libyan terrorist who asked for a large hot dog during his arraignment for blowing up an art museum in Dijon.

  • What may be provocative copy for Slate is actually outdated discourse.

  • ) Boo's brief boils down to two main charges: that Dowd's breezy, sardonic style has inspired a flood of stilted, self-conscious imitators; and that "the Dowd crowd" contributed to the erosion of political discourse by placing style and personality above seriousness and substance.

  • in the end, the hero and his terrifying isolation from human discourse are so vividly drawn that the novel becomes unexpectedly moving" (Jack Sullivan, the Boston Globe ). Edward Norton will produce and star in the film version.

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