Example sentences for: papa

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

  • De facto leader Jean-Bertrand Aristide has proven nearly as authoritarian as former dictator "Papa Doc" Duvalier.

  • When she hears herself saying that being with her husband is "like being with papa," she pauses for a second, then flashes her eyes with something close to a recognition of primal sin, utters a sound somewhere between a hysterical giggle and a shriek of horror, and rushes across the room as if in flight from her own words.

  • The position of Bishop of Rome as primate of the Western Church (pope derived from “papa,” the Latin word for father), first claimed in the second century, was later asserted by Pope Leo I (440–461), who traced the succession back to St. Peter.

  • Perhaps the wackiest papal product placement is the Frito-Lay promotion that plays off the word "papa," which--thank God--means both "pope" and "potato."

  • Papa, he was a big man, and I not so large, so I would curse and sweat in the tropical island heat, and Papa would laugh and stop from time to time to pull at his brown bottle.

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