Example sentences for: jigsaw

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

  • It resembles putting a jigsaw puzzle together, except that the cloth pieces do not fit together exactly.

  • The breakdown occasions a jigsaw of memories: of an upstate New York boyhood dominated by a local-hero dad; of doomed attempts to make it in the straight world of Manhattan advertising; of romantic humiliations at the hands of perky centerfold blondes; and, finally, of dreamlike interludes in sadistic mental hospitals.

  • "Think of it as a mosaic, a jigsaw puzzle," he said when I rang him for help.

  • In The Bone Collector , the wily serial killer leaves clues for the brainy forensics expert, played by Denzel Washington--clues that amount to a forensics jigsaw puzzle.

  • Often, too, its intercepts are conclusive elements in the analyst's jigsaw puzzle.

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