Example sentences for: phrases

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

  • The paper cites other phrases that will have to be dropped if the standard of this case is widely adopted: "a chink in the armor," and "a nip in the air."

  • More common, however, is the insertion into a work in one language the words, phrases, or passages from another language.

  • New words, phrases, and idioms had to be coined--out of necessity.

  • [As many VERBATIM readers have had the pleasure of discovering, Colonial American English , by Richard M. Lederer, Jr. (VERBATIM, 1985), contains a fascinating collection of words and phrases characteristic of the English used in the Colonies (and later) during the period from 1608 till 1783.

  • Paired phrases do have rhetorical vigor, particularly in the call and response of "What do we want?"

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