Example sentences for: discovered--and

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

  • The baby Moses, his existence endangered by the pharaoh's edict calling for all Hebrew sons to be slain, is set adrift in a basket on the Nile before being discovered--and adopted--by one of the pharaoh's wives.

  • It was discovered--and this should no longer be any cause for wonder--that a sentence containing however could also begin with but . Moreover, but could appear directly in front of nevertheless . But this development reached its zenith with the use of but as a topper conjunction (see the beginning of this sentence); the topper but does not in reality indicate a contradiction, for it always appears at the start of a sentence which is, truth be, in harmony with preceding sentences, but rather it tops the previous statements by pointing unerringly to that which is promised by contradiction, namely illumination.

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