Origin of Basic English
Words nearby Basic English
How to use Basic English in a sentence
We were barely into the appetizer when he asked a fairly basic question—where did my family live?Everyone at This Dinner Party Has Lost Someone|Samantha Levine|January 6, 2015|DAILY BEAST
The training, at least as described by the U.S. military, is incredibly basic.Pentagon Insider on New Plan to Fight ISIS: ‘Of Course It’s Not Enough’|Nancy A. Youssef|January 6, 2015|DAILY BEAST
His first language was Russian, then he learned Swedish, but chooses to perform in monosyllabic broken English.The Cult of Yung Lean: ‘I’m Building An Anarchistic Society From the Ground Up’|Marlow Stern|January 4, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Nothing in it was meant to change the basic operations of the capitalist economy or to intervene aggressively in class relations.Thank Congress, Not LBJ for Great Society|Julian Zelizer, Scott Porch|January 4, 2015|DAILY BEAST
And yet—as any private who went through basic can tell you—good weapons training means not shooting wildly 14 times.A Veteran’s View: NYC Cold War Between Cops and City Hall|Matt Gallagher|December 29, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Thomas Cooper, an English prelate, died; highly commended for his great learning and eloquence.
A fancy came into my head that I would entertain the king and queen with an English tune upon this instrument.Gulliver's Travels|Jonathan Swift
Dockier, a prominent leader of the Levelers, in the times of the English commonwealth, was shot by order of the government.
It seems to me that such verses as these might very well have satisfied the English admirers of Klopstock.
William Woodville died; a distinguished English physician and medical writer.