Example sentences for: is--

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

  • And a fine gift it is--Chatterbox frequently gives this very volume to women with whom it is not having sexual relations.

  • If he wants to expose criminal behavior by the president and punish it no matter what--if, in short, he is the vindictive avenger Clinton's defenders say he is--Starr will sacrifice no advantage.

  • Simpson's lawyers--and I'm sure there is--Barry Scheck has spent the last week roasting in it.

  • The etymological game being what it is--( requiescat in ) pace John Ciardi--I fully expect someone to come up with an origin for cute as a button that identifies it with the six adorable daughters of some 17th-century Londoner named Button or, just to make it more complicated, a corruption of the expression *acute as a bouton in which bouton means `stud with a sharp point'--in other words, originally equivalent to sharp as a tack .

  • The Wall Street Journal "Business Bulletin" has a fact that dramatizes how profoundly well-off this country is--Americans throw out approximately 12 percent of the stuff they buy at the supermarket.


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