Example sentences for: imitation

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

  • 2. An amateur theatrical production with primitive scenery; a theatrical style based on imitation of this primitive stage-craft (theatrical term).

  • Set back behind tall trees off the rue des Jardins, the Anglican Holy Trinity Cathedral of 1804, with its elegant spire, will be familiar to Londoners for its respectful imitation of St. Martin-in-the-Fields.

  • At the end of the Ming, these porcelains with landscape and garden designs became all the rage in Europe, where imitation “Chinese” pottery began to be produced.

  • Critics agree that this film is a sorry imitation of the original: "as generic in every aspect as Brian De Palma's original was inventive" (Dennis Harvey, Daily Variety ). The plot is the same (tortured telekinetic teen starts bloodbath when humiliated), but this time it's just "campy inanity" (Jay Carr, the Boston Globe ) with none of the original's terrifying flair.

  • This is the place to buy souvenirs of all the imitation food you’ve seen in restaurant windows, together with Japanese-style plates, bowls, glasses, sake sets, lacquerware, giant paper lanterns, and a million other things you never expected to see for sale.

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