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Example Sentences for "awkward"

It is somewhat awkward to try to dance with a kimono onIt felt a little awkward the first time I wore high heels, but I got used to them pretty quickly.

It is somewhat awkward to try to dance with a kimono on.

The young boy tried his friend's skateboard, but fell awkwardly and hurt his wrist.

Your sentence here is somewhat awkward. You should try to say it in a different way.

He walked awkwardly across the room with a large half-empty bottle of vodka in his hand.

Because light waves are so tiny, it is too awkward to measure them in centimeters.

Janet asked a few awkward questions at the meeting and made a few people uncomfortable.

There was an awkward silence when Greg was introduced to an ex-girlfriend at a party.

Her son grew really fast when he was about 15, and he was really awkward and uncoordinated for a while.

His awkwardness in speaking in front of the camera has cost him a lot of votes.

Ken has somewhat of an awkward running style, but no one on the team is faster.

I fell awkwardly when I was coming down the stairs and I sprained my ankle.

I hope I haven't called at an awkward time. Are you eating supper?

He always felt awkward when talking to girls until he met Anne. They were comfortable together right from the start.

She is on crutches, so getting down stairs is a little awkward for her.

He was put into an awkward position when a former employee who he had problems with asked him for a reference letter.

Driving on the opposite side of the street in England felt very awkward for the first few days.

Find someone who is an awkward dancer.


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