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Example sentences from the Web for so-called
But so-called jungle primaries are notoriously hard to predict or poll.The Golden State Preps for the ‘Red Wedding’ of Senate Races|David Freedlander|January 9, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Now is hardly the time to be doing anything on the so-called peace process other than trying to avoid an explosion on the ground.Why We Should Delay The Israel-Palestinian Peace Process|Aaron David Miller|December 19, 2014|DAILY BEAST
It also demonstrated that the so-called “trend” of natural went beyond trend.Goodbye To A Natural Hair Guru: Miss Jessie's Cofounder Titi Branch Dead At 45|Danielle Belton|December 16, 2014|DAILY BEAST
In recent years news outlets have documented the rise of so-called “birth tourism” here in America.The Progressive Case Against Birthright Citizenship|Keli Goff|December 15, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Support is a good thing and the broader the so-called movement can be, the better.
Much of the so-called gastric fermentation does not occur in the stomach but rather in the duodenum.Dietetics for Nurses|Fairfax T. Proudfit
Or scientific study of the Bible itself which excludes from its province the so-called spiritual revelations which it contains?
This animal died in two hours, with marked irritation of the stomach, the result being due to the so-called “salt action.”Barium, A Cause of the Loco-Weed Disease|Albert Cornelius Crawford
Such has actually been the fate of the so-called metaphysical solution of special problems of nature.The Approach to Philosophy|Ralph Barton Perry
It is a meteoric flower; so-called, because it keeps itself shut during wet or cloudy weather.Everyday Objects|W. H. Davenport Adams
British Dictionary definitions for so-called
- (prenominal) designated or styled by the name or word mentioned, esp (in the speaker's opinion) incorrectlya so-called genius
- (also used parenthetically after a noun)these experts, so-called, are no help