Example sentences for: participial

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

  • Second, (in the entry for albatross ), Alcatraz ought to have been identified as the “former” prison-island (it is still an island, of course), and the generalization that ail is “virtually obsolete except in the metaphorical use of its present participial adjective ailing ...

  • The relative brevity of many Russian proverbs stems from the fact that the Russian language has no articles and also resorts idiomatically to participial condensation by not using oblique forms of the verb to be .

  • There were also some other parts of speech: one definition for the preposition and three for the verb (participial) senses.

  • Still, yadda yadda yadda 's nascent currency is indirectly confirmed by the matter-of-fact use, in the Los Angeles Times , of the term in the participial phrase "doing the yadda - yadda ."

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