Example sentences for: airplane

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

  • While this may have been true for a good many (Beatles, Dylan), the requirements of publishing every two weeks meant others, like the Moodies, Vanilla Fudge, Jefferson Airplane ("Son of Jesus", anyone?)

  • Carriage and coach are also rail terms now; but the British still use dual carriageway for the kind of road Americans call a divided highway , and coach remains in use both as a euphemism for a longdistance bus and somewhat bizarrely as the name for the cheap seats on an airplane.

  • The shortest time frame assumes maximum speed without regard to overspeed warnings, a straight-line path, and no time allowed for maneuvering or slowing to aim and crash the airplane into its target.

  • If you go by Smith's account, the rest must have gone to: 1) a surprisingly large number of cell-phone calls--up to 20 a day per person--to a surprisingly large number of lovers; 2) alternative therapists--astrologists (three), spiritualists (including a clairvoyant who put her in touch with her grandmother), a tarot card reader, an energy healer, a hypnotherapist, an "anger-release" therapist, colonic irrigationists, osteopaths, chiropractors, reflexologists, aromatherapists, shiatsu and tai chi chuan experts, acupuncturists, and a "mind-body" therapist, the last a former tax accountant who gave her massages and diet advice; 3) more conventional forms of treatment for sleeplessness, eating disorders, paranoia, and self-mutilation, including an episode in which she slashed her arms and smeared the blood all over the walls of an airplane; 4) lunch at fancy restaurants to which she secretly invited tabloid reporters so she could drop by their tables and leak whatever she wanted to appear in their publications the next day.

  • Despite the cultural leap that being an airplane passenger requires--as an American, I have, after all, spent nearly four decades constructing an elaborate illusion of how I control my life--I continue to fly.


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