Example sentences for: aboard

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

  • "The young men aboard [a bus leaving Gaza], with duffel bags and packed falafel lunches, sang Egyptian pop songs, clapped, and celebrated," writes the LAT 's correspondent, who notes the condescension many West Bank Palestinians have for their poorer, more socially conservative Gazan compatriots.

  • In the old days, reporters begged in vain for interviews with the nine top Sandinista comandantes . And correspondents who wrote unflattering stories about the Sandies--I was one--could find themselves tossed aboard a plane bound for Costa Rica.

  • But the compressed time of air travel gives its language a focused, liturgical quality that oceanic travel has never had (at least for passengers), from the initial welcome aboard to the cautionary homily to the ritual meal--on more and more flights, a merely symbolic activity--to the final "Good-bye.

  • Outside: Santa driving off into the sunset aboard a jet-propelled sleigh.

  • The NYT 's off-lead concerns testimony given yesterday at a House hearing about how a secret encoded circuit board containing sensitive U.S. technology was missing from the wreckage of a U.S. satellite aboard a Chinese rocket that blew up in 1996.


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