Example sentences for: admiral

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

  • Three years later a second contingent of settlers set sail from Plymouth under Admiral Sir George Somers.

  • The WP and LAT surprise by fronting the death of former chief of naval operations Elmo Zumwalt Jr.--an anti-bureaucratic admiral who tried to open up his starched white branch to flexible thinking and minority sailors, but who was best known for having ordered the use of Agent Orange in Vietnam, a decision which he came to believe caused the death of his own son and the brain dysfunction of a grandson.

  • One admiral declares that he was literally thus cradled, under the breast of a gun-carriage.”

  • By my reckoning, Charlton Heston has played: a CIA director, two prophets (Moses, twice, and Brigham Young), two saints (Thomas More and John the Baptist), an admiral, two generals (as well as six captains and three majors), a cardinal (Richelieu), two kings (Macbeth and Henry VIII), and three presidents of the United States (Andrew Jackson, Thomas Jefferson, and Franklin Roosevelt's voice).

  • The next few months were mainly spent organizing the effort and bringing an admiral from the Sixth Fleet back to Washington to manage it.


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