Example sentences for: aloft

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

  • Well, maybe not so amazing: We've got Della Reese holding them aloft.

  • The union czars lived fat on union dues: In the mid-'80s, president Jackie Presser squandered $650,000 on a party where he costumed himself as a Roman emperor and entered on a litter borne aloft by four muscled men.

  • Very soon he was touring the country, bringing back new ideas about line and volume, as in Telegraph Poles, Texas (1915): some stripped trees leaning over, bearing aloft a neat grid of wires, towering over flatland and stumpy shacks.

  • The great gate at the main entrance was built in 1628 and became notorious as the site where a robber named Goemon Ishikawa was boiled alive in an iron cauldron while holding his son aloft to save him from the same fate.

  • At 10:03, the conference received reports of more missing aircraft, "2 possibly 3 aloft," and learned of a combat air patrol over Washington.


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