Example sentences for: is--

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

  • Speed knows what it is--"The Volkswagen GTI!"

  • 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 .

  • He's fun to watch, but he's not the performer Carville is--Carville, who comes through in the documentary The War Room as a titanic operator, a barker whose appetite for politics is mesmerizing to the point of messianism.

  • Hera is--Lord have mercy--the goddess of marriage.

  • 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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