Example sentences for: admiral

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

  • When France fell in World War II, the FWI’s administrator, Admiral Georges Robert, decreed allegiance to the Vichy regime, although most of the islanders were against the move.

  • 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 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.

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

  • The NYT and WP , following up a story in Wednesday's Washington Times , report that a Pentagon admiral has been accused of improperly steering military contracts to the firm owned by the woman he was committing adultery with.

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