Examples of foreshadow in a Sentence
Her early interest in airplanes foreshadowed her later career as a pilot.
The hero's predicament is foreshadowed in the first chapter.
Recent Examples of foreshadow from the Web
And records of his interactions with TriMet authorities didn't foreshadow the kind of outburst that preceded last Friday's fatal attack.
Although the judge threw out the case, the complaint foreshadowed legal complexities that would engulf school bathrooms in the second half of the century.
That foreshadowed intensified concerns about Russian involvement in European politics during the Dutch general election in March and the French presidential elections in May.
Merkel's comments foreshadow a transformation of the U.S.-European alliances that have underwritten post-WWII stability.
Chloe makes an appointment, and quickly learns that Louis is quite the opposite of Paul — as foreshadowed by the fake plant in his waiting room (unlike Paul's real one) and the chilly modern décor of his office, all sharp edges and sleek surfaces.
How and why this happens are unclear, but the last panel foreshadows what's to come: A gap-toothed little girl with an eye patch frolics with Chang's floppy epidermis, which is drawn in a cheery style.
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First Known Use of foreshadow
FORESHADOW Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of foreshadow for English Language Learners
: to give a suggestion of (something that has not yet happened)
FORESHADOW Defined for Kids
Definition of foreshadow for Students
: to give a hint of beforehand
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