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 Meanings and Examples of TYPICAL
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 a.  conforming to a type; representative
Example Sentence: (47 in 4 pages)
1  It's a typical action film with plenty of spectacular stunts.
2  Botswana is not a typical African country.
3  The idea that TV shows like "Dallas" or "Dynasty" represent typical American life is laughable.
4  You must not take this attitude as typical of English people.
5  With her precise use of language and intimidating aspect, she was a typical traditional schoolmistress.
6  The oblique rays of the sun on the orchards create this typical landscape that traditional iconography would associate with an earthly paradise.
7  I must look like the typical tourist with my shorts and my camera.
8  In sampling, we choose a small number of items which we think are typical of the whole and examine the sample.
9  The villagers displayed the typical narrow-mindedness of a small community.
10  It's not typical of Gill to be so critical.
11  This reluctance to move towards a democratic state is typical of totalitarian regimes.
12  This painting is typical of his early work.
13  This is a typical example of Roman pottery.
14  That outburst was a typical example of his lack of self - control.
15  This advertisement is a typical example of their marketing strategy.
Classic Sentence:
1  No one, for instance, could have made a more typical Goya than Carry Fisher, with her short dark-skinned face, the exaggerated glow of her eyes, the provocation of her frankly-painted smile.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 12
2  Though Juanita Haydock was highly advanced in the matters of finger-bowls, doilies, and bath-mats, her "refreshments" were typical of all the afternoon-coffees.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER VII
3  She turned her shoulder on him, stared through the back window, studying this typical center of a typical Main Street block, a vista hidden from casual strollers.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXIX
4  He escorted them to the house, which was one of a long row of the typical frame dwellings of the neighborhood, where architecture is a luxury that is dispensed with.
The Jungle By Upton Sinclair
Get Context   In Chapter 4
5  In Clym Yeobright's face could be dimly seen the typical countenance of the future.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy
Get Context   In BOOK 3: 1 "My Mind to Me a Kingdom Is"
6  The appearance of our visitor was a surprise to me, since I had expected a typical country practitioner.
The Hound of the Baskervilles By A. Conan Doyle
Get Context   In Chapter 1. Mr. Sherlock Holmes
7  His aversion to women and his disinclination to form new friendships were both typical of his unemotional character, but not more so than his complete suppression of every reference to his own people.
The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In X. The Adventure of The Greek Interpreter
8  Ye that have wronged me are not sinful, save in a kind of typical illusion; neither am I fiend-like, who have snatched a fiend's office from his hands.
The Scarlet Letter By Nathaniel Hawthorne
9  He saw it now as he looked at Stepan Arkadyevitch, radiant in his rags, graceful, well-fed, and joyous, a typical Russian nobleman.
Anna Karenina(V2) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In PART 6: Chapter 8
10  My dream was very peculiar, and was almost typical of the way that waking thoughts become merged in, or continued in, dreams.
Dracula By Bram Stoker
Get Context   In CHAPTER XIX
11  I hastened to assure him I was not in the least typical.
Heart of Darkness By Joseph Conrad
Get Context   In I
12  I was born in a typical log cabin, about fourteen by sixteen feet square.
Up From Slavery: An Autobiography By Booker T. Washington
Get Context   In Chapter I.