Example sentences for: inch

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

  • The industry wants to make concessions, but the NRA threatens the gun-makers with boycotts if they give an inch.

  • The vertical knife oscillates less than three-quarters of an inch but can cut cloth plies a foot or more in thickness.

  • Even though every square inch is embellished, right down to the tiles underfoot, somehow the hall isn’t overpowering or claustrophobic.

  • As a youngster in The Bronx in the early 1930s, I would occasionally take my windfall of a few pennies to the local candy store and buy a strip of cockamamies , `comic-style cartoons in brilliant colors, each about an inch by an inch and a half, transferable to forearm or forehead by wetting,' preferably with saliva to make things agreeably messy.

  • Milagros are made out of wood, wax, or bone, but the most common material is silver or a silverlike metal, and they are usually very tiny objects, about one inch in diameter.


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