Example sentences for: invent

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

  • Rushdie didn't invent that."

  • In two short years on the job (he returned to MIT in 1964), Licklider poured enough money into America's universities to influence an entire generation of computer scientists, of whom some would go on to invent video games, the mouse, the metaphor of "windows" and "icons" and, of course, the Internet itself.

  • Our parents had to invent our varietal names in order to single us out, to call out to us.

  • You might say that Stephanopoulos helped invent the philander-protection techniques that seem to have made Clinton so overconfident of his ability to not get caught.

  • The cover story credits Julia Child with "invent[ing] modern life."

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