Example sentences for: incoming

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

  • Will Willis accept the job proffered by Billy Bob Thornton to rocket to the incoming asteroid (the size of Texas), drill 800 feet beneath its crust, drop an A-bomb, and get the hell out of there?

  • Police arrived at the Ramsey home to monitor incoming phone calls, left a few hours later, and returned with a warrant to search the house for evidence of a break-in.

  • Last summer, when the U.S. attacked training camps associated with terrorist Osama bin Laden and government officials stressed that the incoming cruise missiles were not targeting bin Laden himself, Today's Papers wondered why, since bin Laden is not protected by this country's policy against assassinating heads of state, since he's not one.

  • Then incoming Speaker Bob Livingston resigned, declaring, "I must set the example that I hope President Clinton will follow."

  • Modern distribution centers are capable of rapidly identifying and sorting incoming shipments from all suppliers—whether apparel-makers, textile producers, or grocery manufacturers—through the use of scanning systems, automated sorting and conveyer systems, and computer controls.


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