Example sentences for: inherited

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

  • The baby boomers who inherited the divorce laws the World War II generation loosened have in recent years begun to contemplate tightening them again.

  • Since she has not, until this moment, shown interest one way or another in her inherited religion, her sudden zeal to abandon it seems clumsy on Begley's part.

  • This phylogenetic tree topology resembles that of several proteins involved in core cellular functions such as the DNA recombinase RecA, aminoacyl tRNA synthetases, RNA polymerase and other RNA metabolism proteins [ 21 22 23 ] . This suggests that a CYTH domain was present in the last universal common ancestor of all extant life forms and the extant forms are in part vertically inherited from this ancestral form.

  • The vice president inherited his pedantic political style from his father, who rose from poverty to become a teacher and politician.

  • But in Society A, you attract your mate by wealth, and in Society B, you attract your mate by inherited status.


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