Example sentences for: pearl

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

  • . . . Finally, as at Pearl Harbor, surprise may include some measure of genuine novelty introduced by the enemy, and some sheer bad luck."

  • The only moments of conviction come from an Asian-American dominatrix called Pearl (Lucy Liu), who brings far more glee to the task of beating people up than the picture's star or director.

  • By a.d. 900, the Hong Kong islands had become a lair for pirates preying on the shipping in the Pearl River Delta and causing a major headache for burgeoning Guangzhou; small bands of pirates were still operating into the early years of the 20th century.

  • A year later, after I actually had a girlfriend and was worried about summer vacation when she would be away, my aunt passed on this pearl of wisdom: Absence makes the heart grow fonder.

  • Thomas Schelling, foreword to Roberta Wohlstetter, Pearl Harbor: Warning and Decision (Stanford Univ.

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