Example sentences for: ploys

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

  • The winner is the master of the cleverest ploys and strategems [ sic ]." Moreover, Chinese leaders are "quick to find fault in others" and try "always to appear bold and fearless."

  • Short of bringing your own dinner in a paper bag (only acceptable for Carol Channing and people with severe food restrictions), Prudie suggests you incorporate the following two ploys: Do not finish everything you are served, and push the unconsumed portion around on your plate.

  • There are far more ingratiating Foregone Conclusions than in such transparent ploys.

  • Wag the Dog director Barry Levinson writes that his movie was just a joke but compares Hillary Clinton's allegation of a right-wing conspiracy to the distraction ploys found in the film.

  • Using one of the former's most powerful ploys, it chooses to come at the viewer obliquely via a human face, a human tragedy, that carefully fronts the industry behind.

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