Example sentences for: sprinkling

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

  • The sky went black even over southern Bali, although Denpasar received only a sprinkling of ash.

  • It seems that some folks just can't abide by such rules but that their neighbors do a fine job of turning them in to authorities for such now-criminal violations as lawn sprinkling.

  • If legal language were to be stripped of ordinary English, repetition, tradition, precedent, and requirement, there would still remain, Professor Mellinkoff begrudgingly concedes, “a nubbin of precision’ from its terms of art . These “technical terms with specific meanings’ are a “mere sprinkling,’ as seldom found as “nuggets in a salted gold field.

  • It is one thing to utter little truisms here and there during one's lifetime, sprinkling them about like sesame seeds on a bagel; it is quite another to make a fetish out of collecting such tripe.

  • The Xiamen Museum, housed in Gulangyu’s most striking red-domed building, contains a sprinkling of odd exhibits on its four floors, including printing presses, Tang Dynasty porcelains, wooden rifles, assorted gifts from sister cities around the world, and photographs of the island’s dazzling colonial architecture.


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