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Banal sentence examples

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  • He doesn't like English poetry, he finds it very banal.

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  • Is it banal to dress up as a 1965 hippie?

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  • It was a banal, yet apparently necessary, observation about British society today.

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  • The store was filled with banal, mass-produced objects.

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  • The banal realities of the film industry really do determine what we see on the screen.

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  • The south, I sense, finds this rather banal.

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  • I try to avoid being banal when sitting in an interview.

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  • He repeated the banal questions she asked the housemates on Friday night including the absurd '"How would you like to be remembered?"

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  • As for Tiger's play-off secret - he made it sound almost banal.

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  • He struts his banal clichéd image and sets out to alter its course according to his inner world.

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  • Banal lyrics with meaning and worth is another essential weapon in a jazz singer's armory.

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  • Not everything works; for example, "Rock Star" is a pretty banal song.

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  • Some artwork does not interest me, especially if it is banal.

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  • How can you stand to listen to banal music without getting tired of it?

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  • You can not be banal if you want to stand out to a publisher.

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  • Everyday reality is often banal for most individuals.

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  • "You look nice," is banal; "Pardon me, but I have to tell you how great that fabric looks in this sunlight," is unusual.

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  • Note how the author's seemingly banal insights into his own life come together to form a coherent, devastating whole.

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  • When Greenblatt discusses the sources of Shakespeare 's inspiration, they are often stunningly banal and overly speculative.

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  • In such a way the imagery of the demonic becomes commonly accepted, banal and trite.

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  • But I prefer today to do something altogether more mundane with you, you might even consider it banal.

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  • Banal, empty platitudes fill its pages like wet cardboard clogging a dustbin.

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  • What better way to fill the time than to write an utterly banal post about the weather?

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  • This should have been a thriller on par with The Gift, but instead is totally banal.

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  • How can we explain the persistence of this banal idea?

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  • In the simpler, kinder early days of the world wide web, all a page needed to do to get ranked was have a few good keywords and some banal copy and perhaps a meta-tag or two in the HEAD to attract attention.

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  • When Greenblatt discusses the sources of Shakespeare's inspiration, they are often stunningly banal and overly speculative.

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  • or Petrinja (the last also called the Banal).

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  • Agram is the seat of the ban, or viceroy, of Croatia-Slavonia, of the Banal and Septemviral courts, the highest in the land, and of a chamber of commerce.

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  • Nothing is permanent is a banal statement, but relentlessly true.

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  • But the danger is that we just make Conservatism seem banal.

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  • But the danger is that we just make conservatism seem banal.

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  • imbueortunately simply imbuing everything, however banal, with immense profundity cannot compensate for the lack of coherent content.

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  • popularized the term " collateral damage, " a banal euphemism for the unintended killing.. .

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  • It might seem that nothing so short as a text message can be more than banal, cheapening the word "love".

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