False-starts sentence example
He made two or three false starts before he located the elusive narrow path through the thorny brush that separated the beach from the road beyond it.
He was called to the bar four years later, and practised as a barrister for a short time; but in 18-61, after two comparatively false starts in poetry and fiction, he made his first noteworthy appearance as a writer with a satire called The Season, which contained incisive lines, and was marked by some promise both in wit and observation.
In these kinds of brainstorming environments, it may seem strange at first to try and come up with things - there may be awkward silences, or false starts.
Demi had several false starts in the acting world before she got her big break.Advertisement