Example sentences for: janeiro

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

  • Back in the 1980s, a friend sent me a postcard showing the famous statue of Jesus that overlooks Rio de Janeiro.

  • I once heard a Frenchman in Madrid tell a couple of Spanish shop clerks a joke that illustrates the difference between adieu `goodbye' and au revoir : At the Rio de Janeiro airport the planes of various countries were taking off one after another, and the terminal was crowded with passengers and with friends and relatives seeing loved ones off.

  • Skirting the bay, which has been transformed into a variation on Rio de Janeiro’s Copacabana Beach, are high-rise hotels and apartment buildings.

  • There's even a special section ("Making the Most of It") devoted to the poor, portraying struggling-but-content families, living in a $30-a-month Tennessee mountain shack and in the slums of Rio de Janeiro.

  • The road ends at a fine miradouro, where a statue of Christ stands with arms outstretched (a miniature version of the statues at Rio de Janeiro and Lisbon).


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