Examples of sequel in a Sentence
The new film is a sequel to the very successful comedy that came out five years ago.
He is busy writing the book's sequel.
There is an interesting sequel to my date with her that I'll share with you later.
Recent Examples of sequel from the Web
Unfortunately, this isn't the first sequel the Dress has seen.
The risk is that sequel fatigue will set in overseas, too.
Jackass: Number Two (July 1) Once wasn't nearly enough, which is why Johnny Knoxville and his Jackass gang returned for more moronic stunts and juvenile pranks in this bigger and better movie sequel.
T2: Trainspotting R Danny Boyle directs a sequel to the brilliant cult classic as Mark comes back to Scotland and joins Spud, Sick Boy, and Begbie.
Unfortunately, the Federal Reserve under Janet Yellen is ignoring a relatively painless policy that would reduce the danger of a sequel.
Bonus: Atwood might be writing a sequel to The Handmaid’s Tale.
As my colleague Katey Rich notes, Hollywood contracts are notoriously complex, incorporating box-office bonuses and bumps in pay for sequels.
As The Wall Street Journal reported last summer, more sequels bombed than did not.
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SEQUEL Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of sequel for English Language Learners
: a book, movie, etc., that continues a story begun in another book, movie, etc.
: something that happens after and usually as a result of a previous event
SEQUEL Defined for Kids
Word Root of sequel
The Latin word sequī, meaning “to follow,” and its form secutus give us the roots sequ and sec. Words from the Latin sequī have something to do with following. Something second follows what came first. A sequel is a book or movie that follows another and continues the story. A sequence is the order in which one thing follows another. A consequence is a result that follows from a condition or action.
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