Example sentences for: interchangeably

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

  • The big conservative coup was transforming the phrase "affirmative action" into "preferences"--as you do in your posting--such that newspapers use the two interchangeably.

  • Another word used interchangeably is agavachado, meaning too much like a gavacho, an Anglo.

  • A great many words in Quechua begin with hua- or gua- (used interchangeably), so when the hacienda owner tells his Indian quachimán to keep a sharp lookout on his nightly rounds, neither may realize that the word derives from watchman . And when Mami is persuaded that daughter needs a new sweater and buys her a chompa , neither may think of the long departed Englishwomen whose jumpers brought the word into the language.

  • In some parts of the Southwest these outdoor shrines are also called grutas, “grottos,” and the two words are often used interchangeably.

  • Sometimes used interchangeably with altar, ofrenda means “an offering” and is set up as a component of an altar.

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