Example sentences for: springboard

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

  • On Sunday, the NYT used the Bill-Gates-pie-in-the-face incident as a springboard for a "Week in Review" thumbsucker about the history of food as a weapon.

  • It's easy to mistake it for that, and her critics generally do, making her a springboard for an attack on feminism in general.

  • Extrapolating on the theories of the Renaissance designer, Geofroy Tory, as expounded in his Champ Fleury (1529), Firmage takes Tory's sketches as the springboard for his analysis of the letter-shapes and the sometimes highly stylized forms they assume throughout history, from their inchoate inception in the Near East down to present-day, computer-generated typefaces.

  • The answers are a nice springboard for talking about: 1) how you go about reforming language, and what limitations you'd face (just saying it won't make it so); 2) how expressions like "you know" actually function linguistically (people aren't saying "you know" just to annoy you, even if that's the effect); and 3) the nature of language etiquette, taboo, euphemism, and context.

  • It is well recognized that the characterization of gene organization in the oriC region as well as the complete genome sequence will provide a springboard for addressing questions such as the nature of the slow growth rate of M. paratuberculosis as compared to the genetically related rapidly-growing mycobacteria.


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