Example sentences for: parable

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

  • The film may work on them like a useful parable.

  • Lacey's anonymous colleague spots a parable in the Davis prom: "In this town, you are judged by how well you can get a story leaked to you, not how well you can develop a story on your own and connect the dots," she said.

  • The president's defenders portray Flytrap as a parable of how the law, misapplied, can undermine the president.

  • He read the parable of the talents from St. Matthew's Gospel, with its praise for those who get a good return on their investments.

  • He has "created a resonant parable of American innocence and disillusion" (Kakutani).


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