CREW in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of CREW
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crew
 n.  group of people working together, as in spacecraft, ship, plane or train
Classic Sentence: (127 in 9 pages)
1  They were a ragged and ruffianly appearing crew, mounted on lame and heaving horses which obviously were in too bad condition to be used for more active service.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXVIII
2  He had given up all hope of continuing his medical studies and was now a contractor, working a labor crew of Irishmen who were building the new hotel.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXV
3  Mr. Johnson says he never knows when he comes to work in the morning whether he'll have a full crew or not.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXVI
4  They work a day or two and then lay off till they've spent their wages, and the whole crew is like as not to quit overnight.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXVI
5  His crew had not made their appearance that morning and he was at a loss as to what to do.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XLII
6  Like as not, his crew won't be working either.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XLII
7  The first week he took over the mill he justified all her hopes, for he accomplished more with five convicts than Hugh had ever done with his crew of ten free negroes.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XLII
8  They were a thin, unwholesome lot, Scarlett thought, peering sharply at them, and when she had leased them, so short a time before, they were an upstanding crew.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XLIV
9  The set with which she was now moving was a motley crew.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XLIX
10  Daylight disbanded the phantom crew, and made it clear to her that she would hear from Selden before noon; but the day passed without his writing or coming.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 15
11  Starting up, the landlord cried, "That's the Grampus's crew."
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 3. The Spouter-Inn.
12  It belongs to me and Captain Bildad to see the Pequod fitted out for the voyage, and supplied with all her needs, including crew.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 16. The Ship.
13  Soon the crew came on board in twos and threes; the riggers bestirred themselves; the mates were actively engaged; and several of the shore people were busy in bringing various last things on board.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 21. Going Aboard.
14  Good-humored, easy, and careless, he presided over his whale-boat as if the most deadly encounter were but a dinner, and his crew all invited guests.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 27. Knights and Squires.
15  In like manner, the Greenland whalers sailing out of Hull or London, put in at the Shetland Islands, to receive the full complement of their crew.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 27. Knights and Squires.
Example Sentence: (44 in 3 pages)
16  The crew tried to seize control of the ship, and were shot for mutiny.
17  Cabin crew, please stand by for takeoff.
18  He's charged with interfering with the performance of a flight crew by assault or intimidation.
19  After a long and anxious night waiting for just the right conditions for launch, Steve Fossett and his ground crew decided to go ahead with his latest attempt at a solo circumnavigation.
20  The crew of the Southern Supporter, an Australian customs vessel, has finally arrived here in Cape Town harbor after an epic three-week chase through the treacherous southern ocean, dodging icebergs and high seas to arrest the crew of a ship caught poaching rare Patagonian tooth fish.
21  The union of British Airways cabin crew is on strike, meaning all flights between Glasgow and London are canceled.
22  The crew of the Southern Supporter has finally arrived here in Cape Town harbor after an epic three-week chase through the treacherous southern ocean.
23  In the Airplane movies, every flight turns into a debacle, with passengers and crew members collapsing, and baggage popping out of the overhead bins.
24  The captain had to use force to quiet his mutinous crew.
25  A rancid odor filled the ship's galley and nauseated the crew.
26  Peter Pan sneered at Captain Hook and his scurvy crew.
27  Basically, one guy wrote all the music and the instruments are played by the same crew, but the vocalist is different on each track.
28  The crew tried to allay the fears of the passengers by announcing that the fire had been controlled.
29  Roald Amundsen went missing in June 1928 while searching for an explorer, an Italian member of an airship crew which had disappeared in the Arctic.
30  A UN weapons inspector is sent to investigate the find, teaming with a space station crew.