Example sentences for: jill

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

  • When I started Rowling's series, I found myself comparing them to Jill Murphy's out-of-print "Worst Witch" books, a series for slightly younger kids (7-to-11-year-olds), about a hapless student at Miss Cackle's Academy for Witches.

  • Sunday's NYT front had a home run piece by Jill Abramson detailing the current investigation fad in Washington, along the way coining a good phrase for it.

  • For an excellent, maddening report on how anti-227 school administrators and teachers in Los Angeles are defying the law and continuing to teach "limited English" children in Spanish, read Jill Stewart's recent New Times Los Angeles account.

  • The books are Many Thousands Gone: The First Two Centuries of Slavery in North America, by the University of Maryland's Ira Berlin; Slave Counterpoint: Black Culture in the Eighteenth-Century Chesapeake & Lowcountry, by William and Mary's Philip D. Morgan; and The Name of War: King Philip's War and the Origins of American Identity , by Boston University's Jill Lepore.

  • In Britain, the Kosovo conflict has been squeezed off the front pages of many papers this week by extensive coverage of the murder Monday of Jill Dando, a popular TV presenter, who was shot in the head with a pistol on her front doorstep in west London.

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