Example sentences for: painting--a

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

  • Several images appear over and over again in Darger's work, often within the same painting--a girl mixing something in a bowl, a girl sitting on a fence, a girl running fearfully away from something, her school bag flying out behind her.

  • Pressured by Gina's spooky uncle (a superbly restrained turn by Burt Young) into auctioning off a paranoid son's painting--a resurrected Jesus putting holes in disloyal disciples with a submachine gun--Michael must simultaneously keep the gangsters happy, his fiancee (who'll pull the plug on the engagement if she finds out he's enmeshed in the family business) in the dark, the FBI from discovering the collusion, and--most important in farce--a semblance of dignity.

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