Example sentences for: ivy

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

  • Bradley, knowing he would be offered athletic scholarships at dozens of non-Ivy schools, may not have taken the test seriously.

  • If Birdwhistell, in his travels, had been looking not for smiles but for smirks , Chatterbox strongly suspects he would have found lots of them on the smile-barren East Coast, especially in the vicinity of its prep schools and Ivy League universities . Here's a thought experiment: Summon up a mental image of Ali McGraw, the smirkiest performer in the history of the movies.

  • Not just a rabbi, an Ivy League Rabbi--which, coincidentally, is next summer's big teen comedy for Adam Sandler.

  • One doesn't want to read too much into someone's 35-year-old academic records, which in this case are mainly interesting as a reminder of how powerful the Ivy League's affirmative-action program for alumni brats used to be.

  • And as you point out, it is the middle classes, and I would add, the upper working class, that seem most resentful, even though the children of the latter will go neither to the Ivy Leagues nor the flagship state universities.

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