Examples of Sentence

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Definition of Sentence:

“A combination of words that makes a complete sense is called a sentence.”  - J.C. Nesfield

“A group of words which makes a complete sense is called a sentence” - Wren & Martin 

An English sentence is a group of words containing at least one subject and one verb that constructs a sensible unit of language.

Examples:

  • Robert was a good king.
  • He had a great army.
  • He wanted to bring peace to his kingdom.
  • There were many others who wanted to become king.
  • They started plotting against him.
  • Their plots were failing because of some trusted friends of the king.
  • Then they started killing those trusted friends.
  • Eventually, they succeeded in their plan of killing the king.
  • Did they make a good move?
  • Can they find a new king without dispute?
  • After the death of the king, everyone wanted to be a king.
  • A great chaos broke out in the kingdom.
  • People were anxious and unhappy.
  • War does not bring anything good to the common people.
  • It only brings sorrow and dismay.

Note: all these examples of sentence contain at least one verb and one subject and gives a complete sense.

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