Example sentences for: pen

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

  • It works this way: You are given a piece of paper listing the candidates and propositions (a "ballot"), you indicate your choices using a device called (we believe) a "felt-tipped pen," then you deposit the piece of paper through a slot in a large container called a "ballot box."

  • There hasn't been any pretense, as there often is with these kinds of books, that the nominal author actually wielded the pen.

  • In discussing a time when black men and women with an intellectual vocation were deprived of the chance to make a living through the pen, there is a case for looking in American black life for the places to which those thwarted thinkers diverted their energies.

  • To New Yorker writers, Mr. Shawn was a brilliant, commanding editor, whose pen could make a phrase sparkle on the page.

  • [Monica stands poised with pen to record results.

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