Sentence Examples

  • Most were short phrases that looked like orders.
  • But the exact meaning which he attaches to such expressions is not quite clear; and they occur, moreover, only incidentally and with the air of current phrases mechanically repeated.
  • In the Heliand the Saviour and His Apostles are conceived as a king and his faithful warriors, and the use of the traditional epic phrases appears to be not, as with Cynewulf or the author of Andreas, a mere following of accepted models, but the spontaneous mode of expression of one accustomed to sing of heroic themes.
  • In the 13th century, though with squeamish phrases, it pronounced sentence of death.
  • Words and phrases are the organic parts of the sentence, on which, therefore, the languages are classified.