Example sentences for: imitation

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

  • La Rambla itself relies on a heavy tourist trade in trinkets, such as bullfight posters plastered with your name as the featured matador, leather (or plastic) wineskins called botas, and their glass relative, the porrón; imitation Toledo steel with the engraving painted on; imitation dueling pistols; and tawdry sex-shop toys.

  • Kaufman's Elvis imitation came before the King died and well before Elvis imitators were legion.

  • Did I feel better because I didn't have a brick of imitation banana in my stomach?)

  • Through the rest we get Lewis' sensitive transcriptions of "a booming hick drawl," culminating in a contrast to Jim Barksdale, who, we are told, has escaped hickdom--he "retains only enough of the piney woods patter to offer a passing imitation of a good ol' boy when he needs to."

  • Would-be Teamsters President Jimmy Hoffa is a pale imitation of his father, argues the cover profile.

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