Example sentences for: is--or

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

  • To put his money where his mouth is--or, in this case, his mouth where his money is--a Dow scientist recently used an overhead transparency made of the substance for a presentation in front of food manufacturers.

  • There is--or was--a US newspaper called The Afro-American , and there is a popular magazine called Ebony . As Mr. Livingston points out, African-American is--or can be--ambiguous and is a poor choice solely on that ground.

  • In our hypothetical economy it is--or should be--obvious that reducing the number of workers it takes to make a hot dog reduces the number of jobs in the hot-dog sector but creates an equal number in the bun sector, and vice versa.

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