Example sentences for: adieu

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

  • I once heard a Frenchman in Madrid tell a couple of Spanish shop clerks a joke that illustrates the difference between adieu `goodbye' and au revoir : At the Rio de Janeiro airport the planes of various countries were taking off one after another, and the terminal was crowded with passengers and with friends and relatives seeing loved ones off.

  • You can say adieu to all those marvelous anti-Belgian jokes the Dutch tell so well.

  • New York University's journalism department recently bade adieu to the millennium by picking the 20 th century's 100 greatest pieces of journalism . NYU's ranking of Jonathan Schell's 1982 book The Fate of the Earth --an overheated and self-edifying prophesy of nuclear disaster--at No.

  • An editorial bids adieu to the old model of European integration premised on an omnipotent central bureaucracy.

  • According to the Globe , after he sorrowfully bid adieu at the airport to his latest love, singer Alanis Morissette, he began chatting up a blonde waiting to get on the same plane.


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