Example sentences for: overture

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

  • I hesitate to use the word "offbeat," which has come to describe a metronomical quirkiness that's as predictable as anything on the beat, but here the surreal touches are sprung without overture, like frogs that just happen to be hopping across the screen.

  • Iranian President Mohammed Khatami's televised overture to the United States earned Issue 2 honors, though this unfamiliar topic strained the pundits' omniscience.

  • 2 is that while it helped clear Clinton of the charge of making an aggressive, unwanted sexual overture, it still contradicted the Clinton camp's official line, which was (and is) that there was no sexual overture at all , not even a welcome one.

  • From this brilliant overture, it's obvious that the writer-director, David O. Russell, wants to break down your defenses against cinema's violent imagery: He's juxtaposing farce and atrocity in ways that few American directors have dared.

  • Some women are subject to violence if they refuse a sexual overture, ask their husband to use a condom, or request an HIV test.

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