Example sentences for: iwo

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

  • "The citizens of this great power are ready to die at any time for Berlin, Iwo Jima, Seoul, Hanoi, or Baghdad," Zucconi wrote.

  • Hyde intoned, "If we [view Clinton as above the law], we break faith with our ancestors from Bunker Hill, Lexington and Concord to Flanders fields, Normandy, Iwo Jima, Panmunjon, Saigon, and Desert Storm."

  • In the big finale, as men and women in tiny swimsuits perform a nearly pornographic water ballet in a giant glass-walled tank, a row of topless showgirls roars onto the stage on Harley Davidsons while lasers trace American Icons--the Statue of Liberty, profiles of Washington and Lincoln, the flag-raising on Iwo Jima--onto the wings of the stage, and a 15-piece pit band plays Bruce Springsteen's "Born in the U.S.A." Greed, liquor, jingoism, bad taste, and utterly compelling entertainment.

  • There are shots aplenty from times of war and protest: the curve of a fighter jet; Iwo Jima, in black and white; a Black Panther's finger snap; battlefield comradeship; a civil-rights clash; the dun and dunes of what appears to be Operation Desert Storm; an anti-Vietnam War rally; then the Vietnam War Memorial, in sunset silhouette.


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