Example sentences for: aberdeen

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

  • 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.

  • 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).

  • 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.


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