Example sentences for: oxford

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

  • Although it is not impossible to find a subjunctive in British writing of today, it is becoming increasingly difficult; indeed, in a book I recently completed for Oxford University Press, virtually all subjunctives were replaced by indicatives (which, because of the solecisms created in American English, occasioned my rewriting of the text to avoid the problem).

  • Caught in the Web of Words: James Murray and the Oxford English Dictionary

  • A very recent development, of British origin, is the addition of names to monolingual dictionaries of English as a Second Language [ESL], such as the new encyclopedic edition of the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary (1992).

  • It was not given in the 1944 edition of The Concise Oxford Dictionary , but is in the two most recent editions.

  • A year ago, the wife of the Oxford don noticed that the pattern on Kleenex quilted tissue uncannily resembled the Penrose Arrowed Rhombi tilings pattern, which Sir Roger had invented--and copyrighted--in 1974.

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