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Examples of Allusion

Sentences with the noun Allusion

3 examples:

The allusion was not lost on me.

Fortunately the guest of honor did not pick up on the allusion.

I think we must quote whenever we feel that the allusion is interesting or helpful or amusing.
(Clifton Paul Fadiman)

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10 examples:

She made an allusion to his misconduct.

I never made allusion to an intention to marry.

She makes no allusion in the book to her profession.

There's an allusion to one of Debussy's works in that song.

Don’t be fooled by the tawdry allusion — Bartlett’s scathing examination of contemporary relationships is far more cerebral than it is shocking.
(The Vancouver Sun - Entertainment/Arts, )

But don’t be fooled by the tawdry allusion — Bartlett’s scathing examination of contemporary relationships is far more cerebral than it is shocking.
(The Vancouver Sun - Entertainment/Arts, )

Kat Von D has blasted criticism that a lipstick from her makeup line named ‘Underage Red’ promotes the sexualisation of young teenagers, claiming the controversial name is instead an allusion to “feminine rebellion”.
(The Independent - People, )

There is nothing that turns the collective stomach quite like the word “Frankenfood.” As rallying cries go, this one is brilliant in its simplicity: three little syllables, nice alliteration, and even an allusion to a literary and cinematic monster—all crunched into one word.
(Forbes - Technology, )

During his acceptance speech at the Screen Actors Guild Awards on Saturday, actor Kevin Spacey made a sly allusion to his new job leading beleaguered movie studio Relativity Media.“I just want to talk a little bit about the theory of Relativity,” the Oscar-winning actor said. “Because apparently,...
(Los Angeles Times - Entertainment News, )

Then I received the notables and heads of all the churches…After this, we reformed our procession and returned to our horses, which we had left outside the walls.” How typical of General Allenby that his rather humdrum letter home should include an allusion both to the Bible he carried with him on campaign — the “multitudes” of Jerusalem — and to the old soldier’s suspicion that their enthusiasm was not to be trusted.
(The Independent - World News, )

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