Example sentences for: duck

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

  • Survivors of his terror can take some satisfaction in this: Pol Pot is bound for the death that you would wish on a tyrant, the death that Hitler and Stalin managed to duck.

  • I'm a lame duck.

  • This can lead to a condition called imprinting, where the baby grows up thinking it is a people instead of a duck.

  • ' Basquear is probably derived from Celtic waska `oppression'; una basquería `a dirty trick' might be from Basque , although the word for the Basque language is vascuense (eúscaro in Basque), and one would expect the Spanish spellings of words relating to the Basques to begin with a v . I do not know about pato , as in ser el pato de la boda : ducks are usually considered objects of sympathy, as in pagar el pato `to pay the duck, be blamed for someone else's misdeeds' or hacerse pato `to make oneself a duck, play dumb' rather than “be the life of the party.”

  • The cop weaves in a story about a hit man who snitches on a client in order to duck a domestic-violence rap.

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