Example sentences for: oscillates

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

  • Where Lee Marvin in Point Blank was an automaton, Gibson oscillates between bug-eyed monomania and hangdog embarrassment.

  • In debt and with a couple of kids to support, juggling jobs as a cemetery custodian and a paper boy, Borchardt oscillates between a tendency to "drink and dream" and a drive to "create and compete."

  • The vertical knife oscillates less than three-quarters of an inch but can cut cloth plies a foot or more in thickness.

  • Where he tries to lay out a policy agenda, as in his recent book The Future of American Progressivism (co-written with Roberto Mangabeira Unger), I think he oscillates between dreary, conventional ideas (public financing of campaigns, class-based rather race-based affirmative action, a consumption tax) and utterly impractical ones (a modified parliamentary system, explicit economic redistribution, mandatory voting).

How many words do you know? Try our free vocabulary size test!


Search for example sentences

Loading Loading...