Example sentences for: sprawling

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

  • Yesterday's NYT ran a sprawling front-page "special report" raising the question of whether the now-confirmed ability in recent years of China to miniaturize nuclear weapons was a result of spying on the United States or just hard, independent work.

  • Cross the Ponte Vecchio to the sprawling Pitti Palace (Palazzo Pitti), its dauntingly heavy and graceless façade belying the ornate and colorful interior.

  • Situated only 10 km (6 miles) south of Athens, and almost indistinguishable from the sprawling capital, is Piraeus.

  • Pared down to 384 pages from the sprawling, unfinished, thousand-page manuscript by Ellison's literary executor, John F. Callahan, the novel leaves many critics wondering about the enormous amount of material not included and whether the novel can even truly be called Ellison's book.

  • Osaka and neighboring Kobe offer striking perspectives of modern commercial Japan, albeit on a more accessible and less intimidating scale than Tokyo’s sprawling urban conglomeration.


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