Example sentences for: aloud

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

  • As regular readers of such publications as Greek, Roman, and Byzantine Studies ; the Classical Journal ; and the Journal of Biblical Literature are by now well aware, a dispute has long simmered about whether people in ancient times read to themselves silently, as we moderns do, or mostly read aloud.

  • Crossing the North Atlantic in late 1943, one of the nine of us packed in a cabin made for two read aloud a joke in a letter from home: A Scotsman (jokes were openly ethnic then) on discovering his near-drowned son being resuscitated yells at the exhausted rescuer, Well and good, mon, but where in 'ell is his hat?

  • To which most readers, no doubt, will respond aloud, "No, you get used to it, you puss.

  • Here's the sketch on the place mat in the coffee shop: Sitting in the lobby of a lovely art deco hotel, Crockett and Tubbs read A Man in Full aloud to Gloria Estefan.

  • I had read about Halley's Comet first, I suspect, as a youngster; seeing the word in print, but not having much occasion to shout it aloud (the comet coming around only once every 75 years), I formed its pronunciation in my mind and there it stayed.


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