Example sentences for: parting

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

  • In my youth, one said Goodbye God be with you on parting.

  • A straightforward Good day', with little stress on good , is the neutral greeting; Good' day', with equal stress and even a slight pause between the words, uttered emphatically, is tantamount to dismissal; the Australian G'dye is again the neutral expression on meeting or parting.

  • (H. Allen Smith, an American humorist, called this, and exemplified in his own usage, parting one's name on the side.)

  • The motions had names like "parting the wild horse's mane" and "repulsing the monkey."

  • The 1996 elections had no sooner sloughed into despond than I came across the following sentence in an election-eve wrap-up by Michael Lewis in the New Republic . "There is no denying," Lewis wrote, in the finale to an antic "Campaign Journal" series that saw him parting the crowds around various presidential entourages with the prosthetic assistance of a television Steadycam on his shoulder, "that I was excited by working alongside Ted Koppel, driven less by a Fallovian desire to inform the public than a lust to become rich and famous."

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