Example sentences for: departing

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

  • Atta told Binalshibh he wanted to select planes departing on long flights because they would be full of fuel, and that he wanted to hijack Boeing aircraft because he believed them easier to fly than Airbus aircraft, which he understood had an autopilot feature that did not allow them to be crashed into the ground.

  • Five out of six domestic civilian flights are now departing late, it said.

  • The metro edition features an off-lead reporting that the departing head of Justice's look at the matter has concluded in a report to Reno that an independent prosecutor should be named to investigate further.

  • It was while contemplating further instances of mentor-murder in this issue of the New Yorker --see the "Talk of the Town"'s paeans to the departing Tina Brown, particularly Anthony Lane's meditation upon her query, "Is Housman hot?"

  • It is not: "In the latter Tang dynasty," says the wall panel, "Buddhist images tended to become more ponderous, fleshy, and overly ornate, completely departing from the slender and ethereal beauty characteristic of many sixth-century sculptures."

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