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As an example.

The book has quite a few plot holes. For example, its never explained why the main character came to town to begin with.


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  • for\ example — • for example • for instance adv. phr. As an example; as proof; to give an example or illustration. Not only rich men become President. For example, Lincoln was born poor. There are jobs more dangerous than truck driving; for instance, training… …   Словарь американских идиом

  • for example — ► for example by way of illustration. Main Entry: ↑example …   English terms dictionary

  • for example — adverb as an example (Freq. 63) take ribbon snakes, for example • Syn: ↑for instance, ↑e.g. * * * FOR INSTANCE, e.g., by way of illustration, such as, as, like; in particular, namely …   Useful english dictionary

  • for example — or[for instance] {adv. phr.} As an example; as proof; to give an example or illustration. * /Not only rich men become President. For example, Lincoln was born poor./ * /There are jobs more dangerous than truck driving; for instance, training… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • for example — or[for instance] {adv. phr.} As an example; as proof; to give an example or illustration. * /Not only rich men become President. For example, Lincoln was born poor./ * /There are jobs more dangerous than truck driving; for instance, training… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • for example — phrasal as an example < there are many sources of air pollution; exhaust fumes, for example > …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • for example — she s met several Hall of Famers for example, Brooks Robinson and Johnny Mize Syn: for instance, e.g., by way of illustration, such as, as, like; in particular, case in point, namely, viz., to wit …   Thesaurus of popular words

  • for example — used when mentioning something that shows the type of thing that you are talking about and helps to explain what you mean There are plenty of good deals available – people under 25, for example, can get fare discounts of up to 50% …   English dictionary

  • for example — for instance, e.g …   English contemporary dictionary

  • for example — (Roget s IV) modif. Syn. for instance, as an example, to illustrate, e.g., to cite an instance, as a model, by way of illustration, to give an example, as a case in point, as, such as, like* …   English dictionary for students

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