Editorial »

How to use the word blanks in a Sentence?

Sample usage from literary quotes and the newswire.

Filter by category:

16 results found

Meta was able to point to new programs they were developing, tikTok was able to point to specific, new APIs they’re developing. Twitter simply had blanks. There was nothing they could say, and in fact what they did say was, ‘We’re already better than everyone else,’ which was true until a week ago.

Rebekah Tromble

Found on CNN
1 year ago

Ashes keep drifting onto my paper, charcoal snowflakes on a minefield of blanks, words bouncing around off each other uttering impotent images of sight sound terror life crying for recognition, narcissistic eunuchs reflecting my face, ruining the snowfield.

Scott C. Holstad

added by scottholstad
2 years ago

The phone may have evidence implicating Alec Baldwin, and why help the district attorney’s office prosecute you when you do n’t have to ? law enforcement is looking for evidence of Baldwin’s knowledge, specifically evidence that Alec Baldwin knew the gun had previously misfired, that there were live rounds on set and that the revolver was loaded with live ammunition and not blanks.

Neama Rahmani

Found on FOX News
2 years ago

We know for sure there are people who know for sure what has happened, and who know the truth of what’s going on with Heidi. We need someone to step forward and please fill in some of the blanks.

Jim Wayne

Found on FOX News
2 years ago

That made me question me being in front of the camera and in between all of that fire, when the rounds were released — when they shot at me — I actually did feel the blanks hitting my face and my body, and I could feel the wind from the shotgun being discharged.

Ian Hudson

Found on FOX News
2 years ago

We make the announcement about the weapons, how the weapons are going to shoot and what rounds we’re loading … , once all of that goes through, we hand the gun to the actor. We make sure they’re aware if it’s either a hot gun, if it’s loaded with blanks, or if it’s a cold gun and it has no bullets in it.

Lucien Charles

Found on FOX News
2 years ago

I know what I’m handing [the actor], plus, you can’t really load a real bullet into a prop gun that’s been modified. The casings for the blanks are a little thinner, a little smaller, and they modify the barrel. So a real bullet can’t be put in it.

Rodin Eckenroth/Getty Images

Found on FOX News
2 years ago

They make replicas, and they still produce real, single-action revolvers today that are similar to those used in the period that this movie is supposed to take place in, it depends on what kind of gun they were using. But even if they were using a blank firing gun, you know, a prop gun designed to work with blanks. Specifically, there is a possibility that someone could have loaded a live round into that gun, and it could still propel that bullet projectile down and out the barrel towards somebody, even if it's not designed to do that necessarily.

Stephen Gutowski

Found on FOX News
2 years ago

I think because we've been together for so long and people have imbued our relationship that was always kind of hinted and teased at, so they get to fill in kind of the area, the blanks, the little cracks and crevices of who we are, what we are, what we've done and what we will do.

Christopher Meloni

Found on CNN
2 years ago

Yellen made it clear that while the Fed still expects to continue on its gradual tightening path, policy was not on a pre-set course and would respond appropriately to developments, the real test may come later, if markets continue to deteriorate and look to central banks to save them. Are policymakers' guns loaded with blanks?

Justin Fabo

Found on Reuters
8 years ago

The state is asking you to insert facts into the blanks that don't exist.

William Murtha

Found on CNN
8 years ago

With all the chaos in Syria, there are genuine Syrian document blanks.

Mark Krikorian

Found on FOX News
8 years ago

Playboy was sort of the Norman Rockwell of porn, these days, we have not pictures, but motion pictures. Nothing is left to the imagination. You don't have to fill in the blanks.

Ian Kerner

Found on CNN
8 years ago

Vanguard is a passive player pretending to take an active role. But their weapon is a gun loaded with blanks.

Dan Wiener

Found on Reuters
9 years ago

All my life I've been harassed by questions: Why is something this way and not another? How do you account for that? This rage to understand, to fill in the blanks, only makes life more banal. If we could only find the courage to leave our destiny to chance, to accept the fundamental mystery of our lives, then we might be closer to the sort of happiness that comes with innocence.

Luis Buñuel

added by anonymous
10 years ago

There are some people, you know, they think the way to be a big man is to shout and stomp and raise hell-and then nothing ever really happens. I'm not like that ... I never shoot blanks.

Richard Milhous Nixon

added by anonymous
14 years ago

Discuss these sample sentences with the community:

0 Comments

    Are we missing a good definition for blanks? Don't keep it to yourself...

    Word of the Day

    Would you like us to send you a FREE new word definition delivered to your inbox daily?

    Please enter your email address:



    Free, no signup required:

    Add to Chrome

    Get instant definitions for any word that hits you anywhere on the web!

    Free, no signup required:

    Add to Firefox

    Get instant definitions for any word that hits you anywhere on the web!

    Browse Definitions.net

    Quiz

    Are you a words master?

    »
    a person with strabismus
    A schlockmeister
    B confrere
    C cazique
    D squint-eye