Example sentences for: impresses

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

  • Sam Raimi's dark morality fable impresses the critics: It's a "rivetingly accomplished crime thriller" (Gleiberman, Entertainment Weekly ). As two brothers who happen on millions of dollars in a plane that's crashed into a snow bank, Bill Paxton and Billy Bob Thornton turn in performances that "can be described only as flawless" (Roger Ebert, the Chicago Sun-Times ). The reviewers have some reservations: The moral deterioration of the characters is hard to watch, and the inevitability of the plot's outcome can be stifling.

  • There'd been music before, but, with Harris, it's the business that impresses.

  • It alone "truly exceeded its advance hype," says People . Canadian director Atom Egoyan's The Sweet Hereafter, about a school-bus accident, also impresses critics, winning him plaudits as a "postmodern Hitchcock" (Owen Gleiberman, Entertainment Weekly ). Other favorites include Donnie Brasco, The Wings of the Dove, and Face/Off, while the well-reviewed Boogie Nights and Titanic both fail to make many lists.

  • Lethem's latest genre-bending novel, featuring a Brooklyn detective afflicted with Tourette's syndrome, impresses the critics.

  • What impresses me, in fact, is that with all the blather about "the new," there is a hunger for history, and for many people, the old is more relevant than the new.


How many words do you know? Try our free vocabulary size test!


Search

Search for example sentences

Loading Loading...
Quantcast