Example sentences for: plying

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

  • Sun Tzu is alleged to have written The Art of War some 2,500 years ago--so he isn't personally plying the seminar circuit, but his translators and interpreters are, along with those promoting other military-history hall of famers like Attila the Hun, Karl Von Clausewitz, and the 17 th -century samurai who wrote A Book of Five Rings.

  • There, he says, the idea for his first terrorist operation took shape as he noticed many U.S. and other foreign ships plying the waters along the southwest coast of Yemen.

  • Cataractic and tunnel-visioned, those things are always disappointing, and last night, with the brilliant megalithic skyline laid out before you in even greater and crisper grandeur than usual, with planes blinking their bright-lighted way toward JFK and LGA, with private and commercial boats plying the dark, sparkling waters of New York Harbor, you didn't need any kind of visual aid to be impressed with the view.

  • He accused Starr of "wiring" women in hotel bars and plying them with whiskey.

  • "The real focus here is on the methods [and] motives of the independent counsel," said Carville, accusing Starr of "wiring" women in hotel bars and plying them with whiskey.


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