Example sentences for: detour

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

  • A popular optional excursion is an hour’s detour to Guangzhou Zoo, founded in 1958.

  • A trickle of cigarette smoke takes a detour around the caterpillar mustache before negotiating some nose hairs.

  • Between the Inner and Outer courts are the Eastern Exhibition Halls, requiring a detour to the right as one proceeds north.

  • From the Bank of China Tower, make a short detour up Garden Road and turn into Battery Path to reach the landmark St. John’s Cathe­dral.

  • Rural Route 1 joins the multi-lane US Highway 101 at San Luis Obispo for the final leg to Los Angeles, but two places are worth a detour from the freeway.


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