Examples of conventional wisdom in a Sentence
Conventional wisdom in Hollywood says that a movie can't succeed unless it stars a famous actor or actress.
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But the conventional wisdom about busyness is wrong.
Until fairly recently, the conventional wisdom was that highly efficient natural gas furnaces were the environmentally preferable option, given that electrical appliances often draw on coal-heavy grid power (and fuel oil is just filthy).
For decades, the conventional wisdom has been to banish aligoté from consideration as a distinctive, or at least interesting, wine.
According to the conventional wisdom of the internet, there’s one simple guideline for responding to trolls: don’t feed them.
But conventional wisdom says doing so might encourage more protests in the future.
Image According to conventional wisdom, audiences for documentaries live on the coasts and vote Democratic.
Before the tournament, conventional wisdom said that the top four teams in this World Cup were better than the top four in recent World Cups.
Contrary to conventional wisdom, refusing PAC money hasn't stopped several of them from raising more money than their opponents.
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Definition of conventional wisdom for English Language Learners
: opinions or beliefs that are held or accepted by most people
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