[ adverb ] as an example


for_example e.g.


"take ribbon snakes, for example"

Used in print

(William C. Smith, "Why Fear Ideas?"...)

It would have been unwise policy , for_instance , to apply the pound of flesh characterization to the thrifty Scotchman .

When some question arises in the medical field concerning cancer , for_instance , we do not turn_to free and open discussion as in a political_campaign .

(Jesse W. Grimes and Wesley Allinsmith, "Compuls...)

For_instance , the following statement was rated low in compulsivity , `` She 's naturally quite neat about things , but it does n't bother her at_all if her room gets messy .

(Harry Olesker, Impact....)

The dentist last night , for_instance .

(Jay Williams, The Forger....)

He also drew precise crisp spots , which he sold to various literary and artistic journals , The New_Yorker , for_instance , or Esquire .