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Gist in a sentence

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Sentence count:118+2 Only show simple sentencesPosted:2016-11-18Updated:2020-07-24
Synonym: burdencentercoreeffectessenceheartheart and soulinwardnesskernelmarrowmeatnitty-grittynubpithsubstancesumSimilar words: registerapologistpsychologistcash registerregistrationsluggishlegislatorlegislationMeaning: [dʒɪst]  n. 1. the central meaning or theme of a speech or literary work 2. the choicest or most essential or most vital part of some idea or experience. 
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(1) It is difficult to convey the gist of Reich's ideas simply.
(2) The gist of his argument is that full employment is impossible.
(3) That was the gist of what he said.
(4) I could follow the general gist of their conversation.
(5) Can you give me the gist of this report?
(6) He related the gist of his conversation to Naseby.
(7) I'm afraid I don't quite follow your gist .
(8) This is the gist of the routine she practices.
(9) They had understood the gist but needed help.
(10) Obviously she had understood the gist of the will and just wanted confirmation.
(11) Read the article once through to get the gist of it.
(12) The gist of the section is that the product must be safe but the Act has no application if it is useless.
(13) The gist of all this is that life is an interactive phenomenon of planetary and biospheric scale.
(14) Just make sure I get the gist of what you really want.
(15) Develops intensive reading skills and reading for gist(, gives practice in business vocabulary and revises grammatical structures.
(16) The gist of the auditors' criticism is that this is primarily a financial reporting problem rather than an auditing one.
(17) She had not misread the general gist of his words, imprecise though they were.
(18) She would not, was the gist of what she communicated first.
(19) I missed the beginning of the lecture-can you give me the gist of what he said?
(20) Don't worry about all the details as long as you get the gist of it.
(21) Students are taught the skills of reading and listening for gist.
(22) I couldn't hear everything they said but I got the gist.
(23) I can't remember her exact words, but this is the gist of what she said.
(24) The whole thing had to be repeated three or four times before Sandison got the gist.
(25) Bare essentials Although food labelling law is now very complex, the gist of it may be summarised fairly simply.
(26) In spite of the jargon, Sergeant Bradley appeared to have got the gist of what I'd said, so I signed dutifully.
(27) She had said much more, and while he had not listened closely, he had got the gist.
(28) If so, it may only be necessary for me to see the Executive Summary to get the gist of its conclusions.
(29) Students are encouraged to read the text, getting the gist, then go deeper into the meaning.
(30) The two men continued to trade heartfelt insults, the gist of which revealed normally submersed beliefs.
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