Example sentences for: independent

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

  • As only Chomskyan grammar is covered in the book, entries are lacking for such common grammatical concepts—albeit from other disciplines, like traditional grammar— substantive, dependent clause, independent clause, conjunctive adverb, adverbial conjunction, misplaced (or dangling) modifier , etc.—all terms well established in discussions of nonChomskyan grammar.

  • USA Today reefers the Senate doings (to a story running on page 11) and goes instead with the report on the Salt Lake City Olympics bid turned in by an independent ethics panel, which found more than $1 million in funny money and implicated as many as 10 International Olympic members (in addition to the 14 already fingered).

  • This result confirms that this polymorphism is an independent risk factor for insulin resistance.

  • Hume says the independent counsel almost brought down a president and has been, by most measurements, a successful prosecutor.

  • Halfway back along Kyushu’s west coast, Kumamoto is an old castle town that was of considerable importance to the Tokugawa shoguns as a counterweight to the presence of the annoyingly independent Shimazu clan down in Kagoshima.

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