Example sentences for: inherit

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

  • Cells that have this plasmid are red, while those that fail to inherit it are white.

  • He did inherit enough common sense to tell his son that buying property he would never live in was probably a bad mistake.

  • However, when transformed with a second plasmid that can substitute in function for BOI1 , PY967 cells that fail to inherit pPB799 are still viable and so give rise to white sectors.

  • If inactivation of these genes is a random process, it was understandable that people who inherit an inactivated copy of a tumour suppressor gene had a higher risk of developing the associated form(s) of cancer than people born with two normal copies, as postulated in Alfred Knudson's (1971) two-hit model.

  • (As Clarence Darrow said in Inherit the Wind , "I don't swear just for the hell of it."

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