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What is a sentence using "tentative"?

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One sentence that uses the word "tentative" is "I have tentative plans to go out of town tomorrow." In this sentence, tentative means conditional. Tentative plans are plans that depend on other factors.

Tentative also means experimental. A sentence using the word in this way is "The teacher's tentative plan for working with the special needs child requires some adjustment." Another sentence with the word is "The bashful child made a tentative entrance on stage to perform her piano piece." In this sentence, tentative means uncertain or hesitant. The word tentative is from the Latin "tentare," meaning to try or test.

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