Example sentences for: pierre

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

  • Like my real name couldn't be Pierre LeCluck.)

  • It quoted Pierre Marion, a former head of the French secret service agency, as saying, "Post-Cold War spying is happy spying--no ideology is involved."

  • Other scientists with eponymous atoms include the discoverers of radium, Pierre and Marie Curie (element 96, Curium, symbol Cm, discovered in 1944), Ernest O. Lawrence, founder of the Lawrence Berkeley and Lawrence Livermore laboratories (element 103, Lawrencium, symbol Lr, synthesized in 1961), and, of course, Albert Einstein (element 99, Einsteinium, symbol Es, created in 1952)—the only instance of an atom named after someone still living at the time of its discovery.

  • After France’s fruitless last stand in Vietnam, Pierre Mendès-France wisely negotiated an Indochinese peace settlement.

  • Sociologist Pierre van den Berghe argues that such a continuum is preferable to a simple black-white dichotomy.


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