Sentence Examples


  • To kill some time I telephoned Ethel Reagan, ostensibly to thank her.
  • I felt terrible that I'd let the pussy out of the sack on our location, even if to someone ostensibly on our side.
  • "No one out here but the cook," he answered as Paul reached for the bottle, ostensibly to look at the label.
  • But Gladys was delighted and after a night, ostensibly in adjoining rooms, the pair were off, with giggles and tears and a proud pronouncement that Arlen had agreed to present all seven volumes of Belfair and her galactic cohorts to the waiting world of letters—in paperback form.
  • Mid-morning, Fred O'Connor came by, ostensibly out for a stroll, casually asking for the list of newspaper subscribers.

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