Example sentences for: admiral

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

  • The NYT focuses on the difficulties mothers have getting to the highest rank--general and admiral.

  • 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.

  • British Admiral Rodney, with 37 ships and a crucial superiority in cannon (3,012 to 2,246 French), struck off Les Saintes.

  • That inquiry into the failure of U.S. intelligence to anticipate India's nuclear tests, first tipped last week by the Wall Street Journal , has materialized on the front at USAT and the NYT , and inside at the WP . The findings by retired admiral David Jeremiah and his team: the intelligence community so ignored the new Indian government's statements on nuclear policy that only one U.S. analyst was assigned to examine satellite photos of India's test site.

  • Its only town is named Dewey, after Admiral George Dewey, a hero of the American-Spanish War of 1898.


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