Example sentences for: aberdeen

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

  • As Mairie Robinson, editor-in-chief of The Concise Scots Dictionary (Aberdeen University Press, 1985), points out in her Introduction, Scots is more strongly differentiated from Standard English than any of the English regional dialects in the number of words, meanings of words and expressions not current in Standard English, in its strikingly different pronunciation, and in the loyal affection with which the Scottish people continue to embrace it.

  • 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).

  • 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).

  • Two of the largest places to go are the Wah Tung China Company in the Grand Marine Industrial Building in Aberdeen; and the Overjoy Porcelain Factory in Block B of the Kwai Hing Industrial Building, Kwai Chung, in the New Territories.

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


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