Example sentences for: ing

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

  • [In the early 1960s I designed a hyphenation program (for automatic typesetting) based on a logic of prefix-root-suffix combined with a table look-up (for anomalies: for instance, before analysis of a word ending in -ing , the word would be checked against a list including thing, bring, string , and other words that could not be hyphenated).

  • (I trust you are e'ing me from the little phone in the seat, making each minute cost Mike Kinsley about $2.

  • ripped from his body and hang[ing] from chains."

  • A bigger budget might have brought us visuals of a college campus, of "our children" actually "compet[ing]," of the "better jobs" they might get.

  • He is better "than more conventional macho stars," despite "look[ing] barely old enough to be playing anyone with hormones" (Owen Gleiberman, Entertainment Weekly ). His sex appeal--also salivated over in two best-selling biographies--is expected to garner huge box-office returns.


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