Example sentences for: oxford

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

  • Besides Tom McArthur, editor of English Today, and Robert Ilson, editor of The Oxford Journal of Lexicography, I am not sure who of those attending were reviewers of dictionaries, but I think that I can probably say, without fear of contradiction, that I have probably written and continue to write more reviews of English dictionaries (and of other reference books and books on language) than most other people.

  • Hardly, though Oxford University Press went through a bad patch some years ago because of the subentry Jew down `bargain down in price,' notwithstanding its notation marking the use as offensive.

  • I am informed that the next edition of the Oxford English Dictionary will also include it.

  • Domestic violence survivors in Jackson, Vicksburg, Hattiesburg, Oxford and Pascagoula can all get help.

  • An English authority on dictionaries, James Root Hulbert, says that The Concise Oxford is the best for literary use in Britain and Chambers the best “for general British use.”


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