Example sentences for: inch

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

  • Reno "took a beating" (Juan Williams, Fox News Sunday ) and "didn't give an inch" (Michael Duffy, PBS's Washington Week in Review ) or "flinch" (Mara Liasson, Fox News Sunday ). Then, reported the pundits, she "shellacs them" (Nina Totenberg, Inside Washington ) in a "masterful performance" (Sam Donaldson, ABC's This Week ) and "wins the moment" (Clarence Page, This Week ).

  • These range from a height of about 17 m (56 ft) to a fingernail-sized 2 cm (less than an inch).

  • This time they say he is outperformed by co-star Gheorghe Muresan, a 7-foot-7-inch basketball player who can hardly speak English.

  • For example, Mother Jones reported that the National Cowboy Hall of Fame sued to block metrication, claiming "the West was won by the inch, foot, yard, and mile."

  • Quality of carpets is judged by the number of knots per square inch: 60, 80, or (superlative) 100.


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