Example sentences for: aberdeen

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

  • Still, basic training is meant to model some of the rigors of war, and it turns out to be a useful model indeed: The complaints of sexual harassment that deluged the Army after the Aberdeen scandal (which itself didn't involve basic training) show how male and female psychology can complicate life for a sexually integrated army.

  • Aberdeen, the island’s oldest settlement, once a pirate lair, is home to the “floating population” — the boat people who spend their entire lives on the junks in the harbor, some proudly claiming never to have set foot on land (except for funerals, which don’t count).

  • Thomas Crawford (Aberdeen) analyzes the rhetoric of Boswell's letters to such friends as Andrew Erskine, John Johnston, and William Temple, a useful way to demonstrate how Boswell developed his literary skills.

  • Aberdeen’s theatrical floating restaurants have been a tourist attraction for many years.

  • In contrast, the more conservative (?) Scots Thesaurus , by Iseabail McLeod (Aberdeen University Press, 1990), lists only 50 alternatives for drunk , including smeekit, souple , and tosie , though omitting similes and extensive metaphors (which probably abound).


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