Example sentences for: phrase

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

  • The phrase "alcohol problems" includes all those problems as well as the hazardous drinking.

  • The LAT bothers to tell us that to hold together the House GOP caucus Livingston may have to, to coin a phrase, "resort to scotch tape and bailing wire," but doesn't tell us much about the ideological differences operating except to say that Livingston has been slammed by the WSJ editorial page and is also disliked by something called the Traditional Values Coalition.

  • And the demographic is burgeoning, giving a new meaning to the phrase "baby boom."

  • My mother, who believed that childen should learn languages as early as possible, dropped me into the local Argentine school where I absorbed Spanish by a kind of osmosis--except for one phrase.

  • One rares back and uses this phrase when one finds himself in surroundings of unaccustomed elegance, such as sipping an aperitif in an elegant restaurant with a bevy of tuxedoed waiters dancing attendance.

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