Example sentences for: instrumental

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

  • And talking about the naming of things, their most famous song, Yesterday , was originally released on an LP in the US as an instrumental with the title Scrambled Eggs .

  • Even today, the music sounds pretty far out, clanging with esoteric percussion, electronic distortion, and novel instrumental voicings.

  • Cato takes pride in having been instrumental, when he was 30 years old, in establishing certain clubs in Rome, "and therefore I used to dine with these companions--in an altogether moderate way, yet with a certain ardor appropriate to my age, which, as time goes on, daily mitigates my zest for every pleasure."

  • Coppelia was instrumental in the award-winning Cuban film Fresa y Chocolate (“Strawberry and Chocolate”), a daring film about freedoms and revolutionary fervor in contemporary Havana (its title is a wry reference to the lack of choices of ice cream flavors — indeed, of all things — in Cuba).

  • And although dictionary maker Noah Webster was instrumental in passing our first federal copyright laws to protect an author's intellectual property, the name Webster ceased to function as an exclusive trademark when the original Webster's copyright ran out.


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