Example sentences for: pains

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

  • But it seems that the Thernstroms were so preoccupied with criticizing the legal system as overindulgent toward blacks that they passed over entirely this key feature of the 1991 legislation--a feature that sought to correct the very sort of anti-black bias they take pains to underplay throughout their text.

  • Contractions are even rarer in the Diary but do occur, for example in his entry for September 9, 1667: “Says that Knepp won't take pains enough.

  • Growing Pains

  • We get a commercial break within the commercial, the voice-over telling us that "the best moments in life sometimes come with a few aches and pains."

  • Greenberg, writing in 1958, took pains to deny that Rothko's paintings were "luxury-objects," arguing, rather mysteriously, that they managed to "escape geometry through geometry itself."


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