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Example Sentences for "float"

The body of a young man was found floating in the harbor this morningWhen I was a little boy, I used to enjoy spending time at the park watching sticks float down the stream, and chasing after them.

The body of a young man was found floating in the harbor this morning.

The fishermen put out floats to mark the location of their crab traps.

The smell of barbecued salmon floated over to us from the neighboring campsite.

The young bride floated up the aisle to where her fianc- was standing.

The little girl let go of her balloon, and watched it slowly float up into the sky.

Rick and Sandy spent the afternoon floating around the lake on inner tubes.

The Beatles sang, Turn off your mind, relax and float downstream.

There is a German proverb which states that wine makes secrets float to the surface.

The deadly Portuguese-Man-of-War jellyfish is sometimes found floating in groups numbering in the thousands.

Because it is largely composed of gas, the entire planet of Saturn would float in water.

A financial crisis in Thailand in 1997 forced the government to float the currency.

In the painting by Botticelli, Venus floats ashore on a shell, blown by a male wind god and a female breeze.

More than 45,000 pieces of plastic garbage float on every square mile of ocean.

People say that when Edinburgh Castle is lit up at night, it seems to float against the blackness of sky and rock like a castle in the air.

When astronauts first shaved in space, their weightless whiskers floated up to the ceiling of their rocket.

With a floating currency, prices on imports are continually changing.

Anyone who is in the boat must wear some kind of flotation device.

Only the lower part of our Earth's atmosphere is visible, in the form of the clouds we see floating in our sky.

Boxer Muhammad Ali once said of himself, Float like a butterfly, sting like a bee.


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