Examples of recollection in a Sentence
Her recollection of the accident is very different from mine.
She has only a vague recollection of her seventh birthday party.
His novel is largely based on his own recollections of his childhood in the inner city.
Recent Examples of recollection from the Web
Jurors heard Fortune's 911 call and the recollections of detective Johnny Magee, the first NOPD officer on scene.
Olivier Rousteing based his ruffly Balmain show on a childhood recollection of a visit to the Opera Garnier, which was also the site of the presentation.
All parties confirmed this incident years ago, but Boehner’s fond recollection of upsetting McConnell is new.
That level of awareness seemed at odds with other recollections.
Paul Hanly, a New York class-action lawyer who won a large settlement from Purdue in 2007, had a similar recollection.
Among the most striking poems of the collection are Giovanni’s recollections of the abuse her mother suffered at the hands of her father.
Some people emerged with recollections of grade school D.A.R.E. programs and parents advising at a young age to talk to a police officer if lost.
One had no recollection on an on-court coaching discussion.
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First Known Use of recollection
Synonym Discussion of recollection
- gifted with a remarkable memory
- that incident was now just a distant memory
- any remembrance of his deceased wife was painful
- after a moment's recollection he produced the name
- my grandmother's reminiscences of her Iowa girlhood
RECOLLECTION Defined for English Language Learners
RECOLLECTION Defined for Kids
Definition of recollection for Students
- a good recollection
- recollections of childhood
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