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.


How many words do you know? Try our free vocabulary size test!


Search

Search for example sentences

Loading Loading...
Quantcast