Examples of black sheep in a Sentence
She was the black sheep of the family.
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The show’s other big name is James Franco, playing identical twins: Vincent, a hardworking barkeep, and Frankie, a hard-gambling black sheep.
Iraq, which Morse said might lose more investments because of its unappealing contractual terms for oil companies, has been the black sheep in the OPEC herd with regard to the production cuts.
Qatar has long been the black sheep of the Gulf Cooperation Council.
Already a black sheep in the eyes of some Impressionists at the time of their inaugural show in 1874, Degas only courted more controversy in the years following.
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Definition of black sheep for English Language Learners
: someone who does not fit in with the rest of a group and is often considered to be a troublemaker or an embarrassment
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