Example sentences for: inaccuracies

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

  • That's only one of several inaccuracies in the film's portrayal of Schultz's murder.

  • This latest installment of the "Penguin Lives" series is well received, even though it trails Richard Ellman's definitive 900-page Joyce tome, which was deemed "probably this century's best biography of a writer" (David Kippen, the San Francisco Chronicle ). Undaunted, novelist O'Brien attempts something entirely different: She gives 179 pages of "hardheaded hagiography in which she spends a lot of time knocking Joyce around" (Robert Sullivan, the New York Times Book Review ). It's notable not for its wide net, but for its precision, economy, and insight: "a first-rate appraisal of a master … a model of pristine brevity" (Robert Taylor, the Boston Globe ). One complaint: The book contains an "impressive number of inaccuracies of a factual nature," such as misidentifying the poet laureate of Victorian Ireland and misquoting critic Walter Pater (Thomas Flannagan, the Los Angeles Times ). (This Joyce site has essays, links, and message boards on the author.)

  • Such inaccuracies in the opening sentence of a book review fail to inspire confidence.

  • Since reports of receiving injections for treatment of schistosomiasis were by recall, it is possible that inaccuracies in the recall might have biased the results of the study.

  • We anticipate that inaccuracies of cRNA quantitation arising from this effect will be reduced by improved methods for quantitation of cRNA preparations.


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