English words and Examples of Usage

Example Sentences for "reflect"

The old woman stared at her reflection in the mirror, thinking of her youthful daysThe trees looked beautiful reflected in the lake's quiet surface.

The old woman stared at her reflection in the mirror, thinking of her youthful days.

Charles Dickens once said, Reflect on your present blessings, of which every man has many; not on your past misfortunes, of which all men have some.

The child gazed at his reflection in the water as he walked along the dock.

Your children's good manners are simply a reflection of their upbringing.

His recent divorce is reflected in the anger of the lyrics on his newest CD.

You should wear reflective clothing when bicycling at night.

Your low mark in biology simply reflects your total lack of effort.

There is a French proverb which states that while we keep a man waiting, he reflects on our shortcomings.

The planets produce no light of their own; we see them by reflected sunlight.

Variations in family forms reflect the variety in what constitutes marriage in different societies.

Karl Marx argued that man found only his own reflection in the fantastic reality of heaven, where he sought a supernatural being.

The color black absorbs heat, whereas white reflects it.

In many societies, the language you use, the expressions, and the use or non-use of slang, reflect your social status.

A frog's skin reflects the same amount of ultraviolet light as its immediate surroundings. This characteristic protects the animal from predators like snakes.

The predominance of animal representations in the cave art of primitive man is a reflection of the importance of hunting to their culture.

The houses in Cuba reflect the different periods in that nation's history.

After reflecting on what you said, I changed my mind.

The jury found the accused innocent after reflecting on the testimony of the witnesses.

Degrees of similarity between living things are reflected by various features.

The planet Venus shines brightly because its thick layer of clouds reflects sunlight.

Taekwondo was a demonstration sport in the 1988 Seoul Olympics, reflecting its worldwide popularity.

Musical developments in western Europe were reflected in the late medieval and Renaissance music of the eastern countries.

David Matsumoto has observed that definitions of intelligence often reflect cultural values.


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