Example sentences for: packed

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

  • It’s so attractive and so easy to reach that it’s packed with sunbathers all summer long.

  • Critics heap praise on Cuban-born Valdés' second novel: The "rambunctious new novel is an appetizingly rich stew, full of the varied flavors of Latin culture … sumptuous …exuberantly translated" (Anderson Tepper, the New York Times Book Review ). Spanning 50 years in the life of a country girl who moves to Havana, the book is "a messy, passionate indictment of Fidel Castro's Cuba, packed with grotesque caricatures, implausible crises and generous dollops of magic realism" (Gabriella Stern, the Wall Street Journal ). (Read the first chapter here, courtesy of the New York Times .)

  • According to the blurbs, the former contains 2000 entries, the latter 2700; but the ODNW is more densely packed with information-- at least thirty per cent more, by my calculations.

  • Loosely translated, pnyx means “crowded or tightly packed place,” and in ancient times this was a highly populated area.

  • There follows a desexing section on maxims (for “He who laughs last laughs best” read “The last laugh is the best”: not only does it not say the same thing but the second is totally lacking in the rhetorical devices packed into the first), and a two-page bibliography, reference notes to chapters, and an index.


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