Example sentences for: sputtered

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

  • But surely, Chatterbox sputtered, you must have read Johnson's article.

  • That the debates sputtered rather than sizzled wasn't Lehrer's fault.

  • Issue 3, the Piscataway, N.J., civil-rights settlement (in which civil-rights groups paid off a fired white teacher to avoid a potentially unfavorable Supreme Court ruling), also sputtered on the shows.

  • " 'Because there is no Wednesday on the Japanese calendar,' said Encyclopedia Brown, as Taylor sputtered with rage.

  • It's "an upside-down argument to think that NATO or we have made this get worse," sputtered U.S.

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