Example sentences for: pauses

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

  • It waits till its seventh paragraph to notice that across the services, the gender difference in attrition is only 5 percent and till the 24th paragraph to mention that unmarried women can get pregnant and still get out of the service with an honorable discharge, and even then never pauses to wonder how closing this loophole might change the situation.

  • Meanwhile, John McLaughlin stares directly at Fred "Beetle" Barnes, pauses, and calls him "Pat Buchanan."

  • Hands on hips, he pauses, then strides toward another of those situations in which maturing Gen-Xers will inevitably find themselves, as we hear the only other bit of narration in the spot: "These are those pants ...

  • Praise also goes to comedian Mike Nichols' film-acting debut: His "timing is flawless, his speech peppered with strange pauses through which we grasp the full weight of his irony, derision, and sheer incredulity at the peculiarity of the human phenomena that surround him" (Leslie Camhi, the Village Voice ). (Slate's Sarah Kerr argues that the movie is merely pretentious.)

  • As in the previous scenario, exonuclease erodes the end and pauses, telomerase returns and caps the ends it finds, and the observed spectrum of TASs is generated.


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