Example sentences for: inches

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

  • Though a mere six feet five, Barkley would routinely battle men five inches taller--and win.

  • Fully 36 inches fell on Mount Baker on Dec. 2, 1998.

  • In the French and Italian press, many column inches were devoted to Robert De Niro's interrogation as a witness by a Paris magistrate in connection with an international call-girl scandal, and in the British press much space was given to Mohammed Al Fayed's interview with the tabloid Daily Mirror saying he believed that the deaths of his son Dodi and his friend Princess Diana had been the result of a "conspiracy."

  • According to legend, a General Fubo, who passed this way 2,000 years ago, tested his sword in the Sword-Testing Stone, a stalactite formation that comes down to within inches of the ground.

  • Two inches, or even an eighth of an inch, considered Justice Antonin Scalia.


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