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Example Sentences for "anchor"

We dropped anchor in a lovely little bay, and swam to shoreThe sailors couldn't pull up the anchor because it was caught on a rock.

We dropped anchor in a lovely little bay, and swam to shore.

The crew weighed anchor and sailed for home.

We anchored ourselves to a thick tree before beginning the climb down the cliff side.

Make sure the anchor bolt for the child's car seat is firmly attached.

The island is a popular anchorage for those looking for a quiet spot to set up camp for a few days.

We had to anchor our tent to heavy rocks to keep it from blowing away in the high winds on the mountainside.

The captain ordered the crew to drop anchor.

They anchored the ship in the harbor, and launched a small party to meet with the natives.

Despite his wanderings around the globe, Hartford has always remained an anchor for him throughout his life.

Many news anchors in the U.S. are originally from Canada because the Canadian accent is thought to be fairly neutral sounding.

The station has just hired its first female anchor for their nightly news show.

The churches of America's immigrants have played a vital role by helping to provide an ethnic anchor in an alien society.

We anchored the boat offshore and stayed there because we were afraid of the wild animals that were walking around on the beach.

A Dutch proverb notes that it's better to lose the anchor than the whole ship.

Epictetus once observed that a ship should not ride on a single anchor, nor life on a single hope.

Arnold Glasgow once advised, Don't part company with your ideals. They are anchors in a storm.

Sophocles once suggested that children are the anchors that hold a mother to life.

The resort is anchored by a spectacular hotel.

Find someone who has dropped an anchor.

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