Context in a Sentence  🔊

Definition of Context

the setting in which something occurs

Examples of Context in a sentence

Without context, many conversations that you overhear only a part of make no sense whatsoever, and can often be kind of weird.  🔊

Hearing the words ‘Hitler was pretty good’ would be unsettling if you did not know that the context of the conversation was in regards to his short lived art career.  🔊

If you did not know the context of the conversation was a fictional book, you would think someone talking about Elves and Unicorns was insane.  🔊

Because my teacher did not know the context of the situation, she sent my friend and I to the principal’s office when she heard us talking about our favorite guns in a fictional video game.  🔊

Very few movies make any sense if you start watching them halfway, because you don’t know the context of the movie’s plot.  🔊

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