BOARD in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of BOARD
Definition Example Sentence Classic Sentence
board
 n.  a long, thin, flat piece of wood
 v.  get on or into a ship, aircraft, or other vehicle
Classic Sentence: (210 in 15 pages)
1  She was there, then, close to him, only a thin board between.
Ethan Frome By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In II
2  Every day, I am hauled up before another board of inquiry and asked foolish questions.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXIV
3  Melanie was on the board of lady managers of the Orphans' Home and assisted in the collection of books for the newly formed Young Men's Library Association.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XLI
4  In the thronged restaurant, taking their places about Mrs. Bry's illuminated board, their confidence seemed to gain support from the familiarity of their surroundings.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 2: Chapter 3
5  She came diffidently to the second meeting of the board.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER XIX
6  Only the Henty books and the Elsie books and the latest optimisms by moral female novelists and virile clergymen were in general demand, and the board themselves were interested only in old, stilted volumes.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER XIX
7  If each of the board would contribute the same, they could have the books.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER XIX
8  She was reasonably regular in attendance till her two years were up and Vida Sherwin was appointed to the board in her place, but she did not try to be revolutionary.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER XIX
9  It was a roving shanty, the cabin of a land schooner, with black oilcloth seats along the side, and for desk, a pine board to be let down on hinges.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXIV
10  Uncle Miles's most ecstatic trick was to make figures not on paper but right on a new pine board, with the broadest softest pencil in the world.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXVI
11  He pulled out a blurred sheet of Bristol board and anxiously gave it to her.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXIX
12  I'll do what I can for the girl personally, but you know what the board is.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXII
13  Might 's well admit it, Carrie; I'm afraid there'll be a majority of the board against her.'
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXII
14  Her countless friends who appreciate her splendid labors with the local Red Cross realize how valuable she will be to any war board with which she chooses to become connected.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXVI
15  At last, passage paid, and luggage safe, we stood on board the schooner.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 13. Wheelbarrow.
Example Sentence: (137 in 10 pages)
16  The air-pollution board has reacted with cautious optimism to the announcement.
17  The board has decided to withhold part of their grant money from certain students.
18  As soon as I was on board, I began to have second thoughts about leaving.
19  The teacher pegged a notice to a notice board.
20  He was summoned before the board of directors.
21  There's a board of five directors, but she is the Managing Director.
22  The hijackers kept the pilot on board the plane as hostage.
23  He removed the figure from the board.
24  The board completely disregarded my recommendations.
25  The pupils lined up to board the school bus.
26  The diver dived off the high board.
27  The Internet is the largest computer bulletin board in the world.
28  The students put up a poster on the bulletin board.
29  The current system just isn't working - we need to go back to the drawing board and start afresh.
30  Please show your ticket to the stewardess when you board the plane.