Example sentences for: admiral

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

  • In 1409, under a new directive from Emperor Chu Ti to pursue trade in the South Seas and the Indian Ocean, a Chinese fleet of 50 ships headed by Admiral Cheng Ho called in at Melaka.

  • On 12 April 1782, in the sea channel near Guadeloupe’s little off-shore islands of Les Saintes, a British fleet gained historic revenge against French Admiral de Grasse, of Yorktown fame, in a battle that is still talked about today.

  • The Ottoman admiral bypassed the defensive chain by having his ships dragged overland under cover of darkness, opening a second attack.

  • Although the admiral is named in both stories, the woman is not.

  • The Santa Cruzeros clearly had no hard feelings towards Admiral Nelson, however.

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