Examples of exposition in a Sentence
- This is not an easy book, and the reader may find the layers of detail challenging. There are long expositions of the knotty tangles of monarchical lineage, and the necessary chronicle of historical events occasionally consumes the novel's narrative drive. —Lucy Lethbridge, Commonweal, 23 Oct. 2009
- He is masterly in absorbing information and masterful in organizing it—skeptical of fashion, clear in exposition, fluent in communication, unremittingly scholarly. —Felipe Fernandez-Armesto, New York Times Book Review, 11 June 2000
- Although they were invited to use an early X ray machine on display at the exposition, they turned down the offer, and they never found the bullet. —T. Burton Smith, American Heritage, September 1992
The subject requires some exposition.
a clear exposition of his ideas
Recent Examples of exposition from the Web
Everybody liked a little pick-me-up, especially after one of Merleau-Ponty’s strenuous and long expositions on phenomenology.
For centuries, portraiture—in America and elsewhere—has been devoted to the exposition of the lives of the rich, the famous, the royal, the historical, the heroic.
The exposition is just as bald, but once it’s done, Spielberg can focus on the endless dynamism of a world where anything is possible.
The point of the sequence isn't Watts' rote, affectless exposition, though.
Loden, then 31 and a mid-level manager at New York Telephone Co., was asked to attend the exposition after the company’s only female vice president couldn’t make it.
StartUp isn't all that effective as a binge-watch — its thrills are predictable, its dialogue bogged down in tech exposition, and its gratuitous violence increasingly hard to stomach — but the cast is an all-around asset.
With New York about to become one of the states to allow legal marijuana, about 2,000 attendees came to a cannabis business exposition to network and to check out new products.
Moreover, the Zee and Faith chapters feel somewhat perfunctory, with long stretches of exposition, so that years of change whoosh by on generalizations.
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EXPOSITION Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of exposition for English Language Learners
: the act of explaining something : clear explanation
: a public show or exhibition
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