Example sentences for: aide-de-camp

How can you use “aide-de-camp” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • Her fiancé, François, a petit bourgeois in behavior, though considering himself the crème de la créme, is aide-de-camp to a general and has the rank of lieutenant, fancies himself as a raconteur and littérateur (having published a pastiche of vers libres and a catalogue raisonné of the works of Oliver North, which was hailed as a chef d'oeuvre), though his ambition is to be a Grand Prix driver.

  • Right after King's death, his aide-de-camp, Ralph Abernathy, hinted at some vast unfathomed plot.

  • Today's installment in the series about women in the military that the WP started yesterday focuses on a little-noticed obstacle confronting women officers trying to rise to top command jobs: a key route for getting them is serving as an aide-de-camp to those in them now, and the top brass hardly ever pick women.

  • The retired general talks to almost no journalist other than Woodward, who helped make him a hero in The Commanders . Besides his wife, it turns out the key figure in Powell's decision not to run was his laconic aide-de-camp, Bill Smullen: He laid out all the reasons Powell gave later for why running would have been the wrong move personally.


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