Example sentences for: aberdeen

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

  • A lot is riding on the debate: “If the theory is right, it's one of the most significant in biology for a long time,” says ecologist David Robinson of the University of Aberdeen.

  • John Longhouser , head of the Aberdeen Proving Ground, retired after an affair he had had five years ago became public knowledge.

  • 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).

  • 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.


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