Example sentences for: imitated

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

  • countrefeted: imitated

  • According to the great Danish linguist, Otto Jespersen, there are five theories to account for the origin of language: the bow-wow theory, in which speech imitated animal calls; the pooh-pooh theory, in which people made instinctive sounds through physical or emotional reactions; the dingdong theory, in which people reacted to the environment; the yo-he-ho theory, in which people spoke when working together; and the la-la theory, in which speech arose from the romantic side of life.

  • He offered the wine-skin to Bill and to me, and when I tipped it up to drink he imitated the sound of a klaxon motor-horn so well and so suddenly that I spilled some of the wine, and everybody laughed.

  • Suge, too, imitated mob style, valuing loyalty and insularity over all, surrounding himself with thuggish cronies.

  • What The X-Files was a few years ago and Ally McBeal was last year, The Sopranos is this year: A masterpiece fraudulently imitated by lesser men--the sort who wouldn't be let into the Bada Bing Club.


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