Example sentences for: orphan

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

  • Michael Caine's turn as the benign head of the orphanage (a doctor addicted to ether) is excellent, but Tobey Maguire, playing the orphan Caine takes under his wing and grooms to be his successor, is too deadpan for most critics.

  • Moreover, Alimi et al . [ 21 ] have shown that at least some of the orphan genes in E. coli are indeed transcribed.

  • This approach might help to inform the development of business models for the production and distribution of orphan biologics for other neglected diseases.

  • This gene is found on the same contig as D1S490 (NT_004817) and is an orphan receptor within the steroid hormone receptor superfamily.

  • Schlichtmann doesn't take this "orphan" case--brought by the parents of several children who died of leukemia--because he wants to do good but because he figures that Grace and Beatrice will fork over huge sums of money to keep the parents from testifying publicly about their children's last days.


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