Example sentences for: distinction

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

  • But the Post doesn't address a crucial distinction: how much of the criminal activity is violation of the drug laws and how much is something else.

  • [We would not dare to disagree, but the distinction between enclosed [herein] and enclosed herewith seems a finicky needle's-eye of pedantry, and it smacks of “reconstruction” of something that was never structured to begin with.

  • A note in Appendix 32 informs that “In Rugby League there are no flankers,” yet under flanker 3 the definition “a flank forward” is preceded by “(in Rugby and American Football),” flank forward is defined as “ Rugby Foot-ball a wing forward,” and I was unable to find any entry for wing forward , on its own, under wing , or under forward . The difference in style make one wonder about the distinction, if any, between “(in Rugby Football)” and “ Rugby Football ”: the Guide in the front is of no help.

  • “Oh, yeah, now I see it here, in this pocket dictionary-- largo .” And knowing calle from previous experience, the Anglo developer jots on his pad Calle Largo . The phonemic distinction between unaccented final a and o goes in one Anglo ear and out the other.

  • The quasi-candidacy of Beatty proves that "Monica Madness" collapsed the distinction "between the serious and the circus."


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