Definition of for example
Also, for instance. As an illustration of something, as in Dress casually, in blue jeans, for example, or This program has problems—for instance, it's hard to retrieve lost data. The first expression, which dates from the late 1500s, is used throughout this book to illustrate how an idiom is used. The variant dates from the mid-1600s.
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How to use for example in a sentence
As an example of good science-and-society policymaking, the history of fluoride may be more of a cautionary tale.
Tend to your own garden, to quote the great sage of free speech, Voltaire, and invite people to follow your example.
Sands was involved in a scandalous-for-the-time romance with the carpenter and there were rumors she was pregnant with his child.New York’s Most Tragic Ghost Loves Minimalist Swedish Fashion|Nina Strochlic|January 8, 2015|DAILY BEAST
With Vice, that was an example of you keeping yourself interested too, right?‘Archer’ Creator Adam Reed Spills Season 6 Secrets, From Surreal Plotlines to Life Post-ISIS|Marlow Stern|January 8, 2015|DAILY BEAST
That makes it incredibly difficult to determine the effects of airstrikes, for example.Pentagon Doesn’t Know How Many People It’s Killed in the ISIS War|Nancy A. Youssef|January 7, 2015|DAILY BEAST
The afternoon was a lovely one—the day was a perfect example of the mellowest mood of autumn.Confidence|Henry James
After an eight weeks' siege, a breach having been made, the city surrendered, and a month later the fort followed the example.
Their sin began on Holy Thursday, with so little secrecy and so bad an example, that the affair was beginning to leak out.
The book contains many words in which some though not all of the letters are in italics, for example Swordsman.Assimilative Memory|Marcus Dwight Larrowe (AKA Prof. A. Loisette)
For example, there is a vast discussion afoot upon the questions that centre upon Property, its rights and its limitations.The Salvaging Of Civilisation|H. G. (Herbert George) Wells