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- bringing together
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How to use likening in a sentence
NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine previously likened the policy to the rules governing the seas.A dollar can’t buy you a cup of coffee but that’s what NASA intends to pay for some moon rocks | Christian Davenport | December 3, 2020 | Washington Post
Katherine O’Brien, the World Health Organization’s head of immunization, likens the task of distributing the vaccines after the months-long development sprint to summiting Mount Everest having reached base camp.Airlines are facing ‘mission of the century’ in shipping COVID vaccines | McKenna Moore | December 1, 2020 | Fortune
He likens the franchise model to McDonald’s, where the national corporation gives operators a proven standard operating procedure and ongoing support.Curio Wellness launches $30M fund to help women and minorities own a cannabis dispensary | Matt Burns | November 30, 2020 | TechCrunch
Deborah Berger, who lives on the fourth floor, likened the new regime to living in a giant day care center.“We Don’t Even Know Who Is Dead or Alive”: Trapped Inside an Assisted Living Facility During the Pandemic | by Ava Kofman | November 30, 2020 | ProPublica
He likens it to carefully designing a car before starting to build it.
likening their creation to a cultural telescope, they proceed to share some of their ostensibly dazzling findings.
Kiselyov is fond of Third Reich references, likening Russian anti-corruption campaigner and Putin critic Alexey Navalny to Hitler.
He coached me on how to perform oral sex, likening it to “sucking a lollipop.”Raped by a Teacher: One Woman’s Tragic Past at the Horace Mann School | Abigail Pesta | September 19, 2012 | THE DAILY BEAST
He displayed “an attitude of complacency,” with one likening him to “a dodgy geezer.”
Khrushchev was offended by that likening of him to a dog barking.
I can't help likening thee to that poor gipsy wench, Sybil; but may I be scragged if I'd use thee as her lover has used her.Rookwood | William Harrison Ainsworth
But her nature, which the lover had greatly belied in likening it to her name, was not cold enough for this.Orley Farm | Anthony Trollope
Several Greek poets give us the same association, likening the stars to "rock-pigeons, flying from the Hunter Orion."The Astronomy of the Bible | E. Walter Maunder
He made the retrograde step of likening the head of insects to a single segment.Form and Function | E. S. (Edward Stuart) Russell
If she says she is sorry for likening me to Winfield, I will tell her who sent the roses.Polly in New York | Lillian Elizabeth Roy
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