Example sentences for: osmosis

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

  • Additionally, through some kind of family osmosis, children pick up that a parent is a philanderer, and this, in turn, gives an unspoken OK to such behavior.

  • Malay by government design and Japanese by casual osmosis are already indelibly marked by borrowings (including what English took in earlier times from French, Latin, and Greek).

  • (What I didn't realize is that you don't become rich and famous, or even enduringly fabulous, by osmosis; at some unhappy point, you have to work.)

  • Examples of this type of linguistic osmosis as GI , poop , honcho , gook , and gung-ho , all of which are now understood by a substantial number of Americans who have never been in the military service.

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