How to use "allusion" in sentences with meaning in English and Hindi

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Example sentences for "allusion" in popular movie and book plots

  • Martha mentions the possibility of killing her grandfather, an allusion to the grandfather paradox, when she first steps from the TARDIS.  - The Shakespeare Code
  • His homosexuality is also examined with allusion to Marcel Proust's In Search of Lost Time.  - Fun Home
  • The British resident's equerry is named "Heaslop," an allusion to a character in A Passage to India.  - The Great Indian Novel
  • After some research, it can be learned that this is an allusion to the assassination of John Kennedy, in 1963.  - Point of Impact
  • Beatriz tells Nazario how much she trusts him, and uses an allusion to the Bible: "If I can carry your load on my back, I will".  - Nazarín
  • An allusion is made here to the grave of a loved one – whether this refers to Otto or Lyndall (or both) is not clear.  - The Story of an African Farm
  • Main character Varjak Paw's name is allusion to the film Breakfast at Tiffany's.  - Varjak Paw
  • The ending is an allusion to Casablanca's famous ending.  - Play It Again, Sam (film)
  • There is allusion to some perverse behaviour he has exhibited, though this is not elaborated upon.  - Twisted Nerve
  • The title (Not Yet in English) is an allusion to an ancient Japanese legend mentioned in one scene of an old man who refuses to die.  - Madadayo
  • This an allusion to the great auk, which is a flightless seabird that became extinct in the mid-19th century.  - October Sky (novel)
  • Winslow escapes and confronts Beef (a comic allusion to the shower scene in Psycho) and threatens to kill him if he performs.  - Phantom of the Paradise
  • As Floyd lies dying, the player sings the "Ballad of the Starcrossed Miner" to him (itself an allusion to the earlier Infocom game Starcross).  - Planetfall
  • " (An allusion to The Cask of Amontillado) as the latter drops the last piece of paving into place.  - Dolan's Cadillac (short story)
  • " activist (an allusion to the radical environmental group Earth First.  - A Friend of the Earth
  • Among the book's themes is an allusion to the possibility of another cataclysmic world war.  - Lost Horizon

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