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mid- +‎ sentence.


midsentence ‎(not comparable)

  1. Occurring in the middle of a sentence.
    • 2007 April 4, Alan Riding, “New Work From a Writer Who Died in the Holocaust”, in New York Times[1]:
      But the narrative broke off in midsentence.
    • 2007 October 11, Linda Greenhouse, “Case of Texas Murderer Engrosses Supreme Court”, in New York Times[2]:
      Chief Justice Rehnquist was famous for cutting off lawyers in midsentence, even midsyllable, as soon as the red light on the lectern came on to signal that time was up.