Example sentences for: intimately

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

  • Like Powell, who admitted that she probably knew John Dos Passos too intimately to evaluate his work, it often sours things for me to have insider information about a writer's inspirations or source material.

  • When he plays, he folds himself intimately over his guitar and silently moves his lips, as if whispering sweet nothings to it; Penn's expression of stewed soulfulness parodies this twerpy egotist and exalts him at the same time.

  • , light, hormones, adhesion, nutrients, DNA damage) in a manner that is intimately linked to the ubiquitin–proteasome system.

  • One or two faculty members at each site function as site director(s) and are intimately involved in teaching the students and organizing other faculty to teach in the course.

  • First, PTEN's protein phosphatase activity is able to down-regulate focal adhesion kinase (FAK) phosphorylation, which leads to the inactivation of the Ras/MAP kinase pathway [ 19 20 21 ] . Second, its lipid phosphatase activity targets the second messenger phosphatidylinositol 3,4,5-trisphosphate [PtdIns(3,4,5)P 3 ] and thereby blocks activation of the protein kinase B (PKB/Akt) pathway [ 11 18 22 23 24 ] . Whereas both of the above pathways are intimately involved in the control of cell growth and survival, PTEN-regulated FAK activity further appears to impinge on cell adhesion, cell migration, and cell invasion [ 20 21 ] . It therefore emerges that the loss of PTEN activity may confer increased survival ability, proliferative potential, and invasive capacity on cells, and thereby may promote progression towards a more malignant phenotype.


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