English words and Examples of Usage

Example Sentences for "instrument"

Eric Clapton was originally purely an instrumentalist who only began singing at the urging of his bandmatesCan you play a musical instrument?

The next song is an instrumental featuring the talents of guitarist Pat Metheny.

Eric Clapton was originally purely an instrumentalist who only began singing at the urging of his bandmates.

The victim was clubbed over the head with a blunt instrument of some kind.

The ship's captain glanced at the instruments to see how fast they were moving.

Nelson Mandela was instrumental in bringing about a peaceful change of government in South Africa.

The dentist placed his instruments on the tray, and asked the patient to open his mouth.

Dale Carnegie once remarked that for better or worse, you must play your own little instrument in the orchestra of life.

Scientists have discovered the oldest known musical instrument in the world; a flute carved from a bird's wing bone more than 9,000 years ago.

Without using precision instruments, Eratosthenes measured the radius of earth in the third century B.C., and came within 1 percent of the value determined by today's technology.

Among 1,500 Americans surveyed, the piano is the musical instrument of choice at 34 percent.

When learning a second language, it is important to look at errors as an instrument of learning, instead of a source of frustration.

The vaccination of children has been instrumental in the elimination of a number of serious diseases.

The camel has been adopted as the official emblem of Eritrea for its instrumental role in transporting supplies during the nation's war for independence.

Drums have long been used in Burundi both as rhythm instruments, and as a symbol of power and prestige.

In the early Christian church, instrumental music was excluded from public worship because it was not seen to open the mind to Christian teachings.

Discussion question: Do you think learning a musical instrument should be a part of every child's elementary school education?

Find someone who can play a musical instrument.


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