Example sentences for: is--and

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

  • South Carolina is--and there is no other word for it--blighted by gambling.

  • After reading this book, I think it is--and that's what made me so nuts as I was reading The New New Thing . There is no problem he can't solve, no hole he can't fill, with a graceful turn of the phrase.

  • Culturebox took a certain amount of heat from you, dear readers, for her paean last week to the electronic baby sitter--television, that is--and for calling children "annoying little buggers."

  • 95 (which we say it is--and Stephen Glass does not work here), and if a subscription to Slate

  • Since these cues are so rudimentary, ambiguity pervades written sentences--sentences in isolation, that is--and the transition to a spoken version can therefore be a hazardous procedure.

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