Example sentences for: intelligible

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

  • With such critics, we have the beginnings of an intelligible debate, for we have several reasonably distinct approaches to intervention questions, and we can ask substantive questions about the strengths and weaknesses of each, and we can ask which should be used when or how they should be combined.

  • But in the process, the sentence would become less colloquial and less intelligible.

  • It is a campaign, after all, in which the challenger's slogan is "Too many lies for too long," where each candidate blithely runs ads accusing his opponent of coddling child pornographers, and where virtually the only intelligible sentences of the so-called debates were "Stop being rude!"

  • Although I would defend this entry on the grounds that intelligible ellipsis lies at the core of the challenge, I could avoid the fairly strong first objection by restoring the clause-signaling however of my first entry:

  • Nor does context always render the meaning intelligible.


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