Example sentences for: itself--the

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

  • When I first contacted Sprint PCS (which is a tale in itself--the 800-line operator, citing policy, refused to disclose the telephone number of Sprint PCS headquarters, apparently fearing that customers might try to talk to the executives whose salaries they pay), a spokesman, Tom Murphy, told me the case was terribly complex.

  • But to me a miraculous inversion of a rape fantasy is almost as cheap and false as the thing itself--the black saint as much of an unhealthy projection as the black demon.

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