Example sentences for: orphans

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

  • Many Chicanos see themselves as orphans of La Llorona, as the lost children of the marriage between the Aztecs and the Spanish Conquerors.

  • Dominated by their overbearing literary mother and ignored by their dismissive multimillionaire father, these virtual orphans are raised by governesses and servants.

  • When he died in 1624, he bequeathed his fortune to the education and upkeep of orphans, and the school was subsequently built for this purpose.

  • That includes many illegitimate children, orphans, and abandoned children.

  • Only two have received acclaim: Welcome to Sarajevo , starring Woody Harrelson and Marisa Tomei as journalists who save Bosnian orphans; and Ang Lee's adaptation of Rick Moody's The Ice Storm . Flops include The Brave , Johnny Depp's directorial debut.


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