Example sentences for: parachute

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

  • Of these 50 entries, 18 come from the 1963 book (4 dropped), all 27 were taken from the 1980, and 5 new items were added: goldbug , golden parachute, gold rush (new sense), golf ball (new sense), and gomer . Two of the five are to be found in the BDC , while entries for all appear in the World Book Dictionary (1989 edition), also produced by the Barnhart staff.

  • A better way to achieve equality would be a redistribution of physical fitness in which everybody engages in sensible, moderate exercise, and nobody engages in BASE (an acronym for "building, antenna, span, earth"), which, according to Time, involves hurtling off a cliff or a bridge on a bicycle with a parachute on your back.

  • In a more honest world, it wouldn't be tacky for titans of industry to say they're leaving to pursue a fully deployed golden parachute as they bail out.

  • Para-sailing (soaring overhead in a parachute harness pulled by a speedboat) is also available in New Providence (Cable Beach and Paradise Island) and Grand Bahama (Lucaya), but make sure you’re fully insured before taking to the air — many policies exclude this popular activity.

  • Then--while still gunning the motorcycle down a logging road--he produces a parachute from out of nowhere and straps it on just as the bike sails out over the deepest gorge in the world.

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