Examples of ergo in a Sentence
- There's no win-win situation for workers of the world, in the current era at least. American steelworkers here do better, ergo Russian and South Korean steelworkers overseas do worse. —Alexander Cockburn, Nation, 3 Jan. 2000
- He that comforts my wife is the cherisher of my flesh and blood; he that cherishes my flesh and blood loves my flesh and blood; he that loves my flesh and blood is my friend; ergo, he that kisses my wife is my friend. —William Shakespeare, All's Well that Ends Well, 1603
The products are poorly constructed; ergo, they break easily.
according to that line of reasoning, the eyewitness couldn't identify the aircraft, ergo it must have been from another planet
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The global television audience is (at least) sixteen hundred times as big; ergo, the halftime show is more music video than live concert.
The penis gets pushed deep into the throat (ergo, the name), which can sometimes cause gagging or even vomiting.
Isaacson helps us right away with The Big One: Jobs might have felt abandoned because he was put up for adoption, ergo, sentenced to a life of searching for approval.
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First Known Use: 14th centurySee Words from the same year
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