Example sentences for: afloat

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

  • The other thing keeping the company afloat is that it's been run by people who were taking home nice salaries and plenty of corporate perks even as they were destroying shareholder value with each passing day.

  • Maybe it was too much picturing-- The sheared wing thrust from the sea, Torsos afloat like hand puppets in a tub, The grim business of the divers, nosing through The ribs of Business and Coach--that brought on This nosebleed hampering me all morning.

  • The junks are a picturesque sight: children frolicking on the poop deck, women preparing food or playing mah-jong, elderly folk watching the sunset, dogs and cats underfoot, songbirds in bamboo cages overhead — and all afloat.

  • The origins of lytico-bodig on Guam are still mysterious (as is the fact that, apparently, no one born after 1950 or so has been afflicted); there are many theories afloat, one of them involving the culinary use of the fruit of the cycad, a genus of fernlike shrub that is among the oldest forms of life on the planet.

  • When the bubble burst, entire companies vanished, and the major players have barely struggled to stay afloat.

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