Example sentences for: admiral

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

  • Defense officials, such as Under Secretary Walter Slocombe and Vice Admiral Fry, told us the military response options were still limited.

  • 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).

  • Of interest, too, is Nelson’s Anchorage, where Admiral Nelson’s body is said to have been brought in a barrel of rum after the Battle of Trafalgar on 21 October 1805, and the nearby 100-ton Victorian super-gun, the largest gun of its type in the world.

  • Around the same time, he saved the career of Hyman Rickover, the father of the nuclear fleet, when Rickover was passed over for promotion to admiral in part because of anti-Semitism in the Navy.

  • Some islands were taken by the French, but Admiral Rodney saved Jamaica by defeating the French fleet at the Battle of Les Saintes in 1782.


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