Example sentences for: impersonation

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

  • John Travolta's empty nightclub impersonation of Bill Clinton in Primary Colors (1998) had one positive result: It gave him a jump-start on Jan Schlichtmann, the reckless personal injury lawyer at the center of A Civil Action . Travolta's Schlichtmann is much more redolent of Clinton: slick and selfish and corrupt in lots of ways but basically on the side of the angels, too proud and arrogant to change tactics when all is certainly lost.

  • Others gripe about the film's two and half hour length, its mishmash of a plot, and John Travolta's inability to do more than a "skillful nightclub impersonation" of the president (Edelstein,

  • Even critics who can't stand the film are impressed by Carrey: "His performance is a brilliant, almost terrifying impersonation" (Kenneth Turan, the Los Angeles Times ). The critics' main bone of contention is that the film makes no attempt to explain the source of his eccentricity: "Mr.

  • (As his son, Sarsgaard does a brilliant--and respectful--Malkovitch impersonation that's maybe the best thing in the movie.)

  • In his first two years, he did do an excellent impersonation of a turnaround specialist, ridding Kodak of the nonfilm businesses--Eastman Chemical and Sterling Winthrop Drug--that it had acquired during the days when conglomeration was all the rage.

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