Example sentences for: imitation

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

  • The way they did it was simple: imitation.

  • The director, Antoine Fuqua, a veteran of Coolio music videos, does a passable slow-motion Woo imitation (Woo is one of the executive producers), but the plot and dialogue are Brand X, and Chow--by turns courtly, worried, and earnest--has nothing of the rock 'n' roll bad boy that put him on the map.

  • The street acquired its name in the 19th century, when it was laid out for the vehicles of the city’s Western residents; a more recent redesign evokes that era with red brick sidewalks and imitation gas lamps — but the boutiques along the street are up-to-the-minute.

  • There are competing theories about what the son's pale imitation of a résumé signifies.

  • For some strange reason, as Slate viewers will soon see, I've turned out a solid Alan Keyes imitation.


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