Example sentences for: jams

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

  • The elk bed down in hayfields alongside U.S. 101, where traffic conditions have come to resemble the "bear jams" of Yellowstone.

  • Though you will need a car in this sprawling city, park it for your downtown tour and walk — traffic jams can be horrendous.

  • George W. Bush, R-Texas, in polls; that President Clinton's sleaze is rubbing off on Gore; that Gore's attempt to make suburban traffic jams a presidential campaign issue is frivolous; and that Gore shot himself in the foot last week by claiming to have taken "the initiative in creating the Internet."

  • A caustic piece reports that war has improved life in Belgrade: There are no traffic jams (because so many people have fled), and the crime rate has dropped (because all offenses are tried under martial law).

  • Other European atmospherics: lobster bisque for sale from sidewalk vendors; excellent public transportation; monumental traffic jams of expensive cars crowding small streets; bare breasts common in advertisements and at beaches, miniskirts being considered acceptable attire for professional women (when, oh when will these enlightened attitudes reach the United States?)


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