Example sentences for: inkling

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

  • There is an inkling of this possibility early on, when the sorting hat, which places new students in their residential houses, tries to entice Harry to join Slytherin, where baddies like Snape and Malfoy hang out.

  • I found the basic setup--that Michael has no inkling of Gina's family ties--implausible, since where I come from you don't ask a woman to marry you (you don't even get past the first date) until you've explained to her the ways in which your family screwed you up and have expressed tender sympathy for the ways in which her family did likewise.

  • As his Pawtucket buddies die in car crashes or face the prospect of lives scrambling for a dwindling number of factory jobs, Dunph has a vague inkling that his level of consumption is not a design for living.

  • These are not very hard to find in newspapers (as of the headline writer (who is not, usually, the writer of the article) is to come up with something that is a telegraphically brief inkling of the substance of the article.


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