Example sentences for: interrupt

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

  • In a review of OCEL in the Times Literary Supplement [11 December 1992] it was suggested that inserting asterisks alongside the terms that were treated in their own entries would have helped; that is certainly an accepted and often helpful practice in longer encyclopedic texts, but it tends to interrupt reading and clutters up shorter entries of the kind encountered in the OCEL .

  • cat call a kind of whistle, chiefly used at theatres, to interrupt the actors and damn a new piece.

  • I struck up a conversation with her and was greatly annoyed when one of my friends insisted I interrupt the conversation to go have a word with him.

  • Such gossip pales beside this "maundering," this reverie for which I am intensely thankful; for nothing so solaces me, calms me in the perplexity of life, and miraculously raises its burdens, as this sublime power, this divine talent for writing endlessly about hardly anything at all, & one should no more interrupt it, while it lasts than one should break the crockery in one's home and leave the shards lying on the kitchen floor for no reason.

  • We interrupt the interruption to bring you a digression ...


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