escort


escort
01. The young girl was [escorted] to the graduation dance by her boyfriend.
02. My mom and dad are divorced, but my dad still acted as my mom's [escort] to my wedding.
03. The Queen was [escorted] into Parliament by the Prime Minister.
04. The President arrived with a full [escort] of motorcycle police.
05. Prostitutes working in [escort] services seem to be in somewhat less danger than those working on the streets.
06. A drunken, angry patron was [escorted] out of the casino by a security guard.
07. The ship sailed into the harbor under the protection of an armed [escort] of smaller boats.
08. The suspect was [escorted] into the courtroom by an armed guard.
09. The ship carrying illegal migrants was [escorted] into the harbor by a military vessel.
10. Stanislaw Lem once asked, "Where do consequences lead? Depends on the [escort]."
11. The young bride was [escorted] up the aisle by her father, and presented to her husband-to-be.
12. The battleship was [escorted] into the harbor by a number of protest vessels.
13. In 1957, nine black high school students in Arkanas had to be [escorted] to class by the U.S. Army because of racial unrest.
14. We took an [escorted] tour through the beautiful gardens of Hampton Court Palace.
15. In 1990, after more than two decades in prison, the most famous prisoner in the world was [escorted] to the State President's office to start negotiating his nation's transition from apartheid to democracy.

Grammatical examples in English. 2013.

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  • Escort — may refer to: *Ford Escort (European), a motor vehicle *Ford Escort (North American), a motor vehicle *Escort vehicle, a vehicle that escorts oversize trucks or large vehicle convoys on highways *Escort, a 16 piece disco band based in Brooklyn,… …   Wikipedia

  • Escort — Es*cort , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Escorted}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Escorting}.] [Cf. F. escorter, It. scortare. See {Escort}, n.] To attend with a view to guard and protect; to accompany as safeguard; to give honorable or ceremonious attendance to; used… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • escort — [es′kôrt΄; ] for v. [ i skort′] n. [Fr escorte < It scorta < scorgere, to perceive, lead < LL * excorrigere < L ex , out + corrigere, to set right, CORRECT] 1. one or more persons (or cars, ships, airplanes, etc.) accompanying another …   English World dictionary

  • Escort — Es cort, n. [F. escorte, It. scorta a guard or guide, fr. scorgere to perceive, discern, lead, fr. L. ex out, quite + corrigere to correct, set right. See {Correct}.] 1. A body of armed men to attend a person of distinction for the sake of… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Escort — bezeichnet: einen britischen Zerstörer der E Klasse im Zweiten Weltkriegs, siehe HMS Escort (H66) einen Pkw der Mittelklasse von Ford, siehe Ford Escort ein Callgirl oder einen Callboy, siehe männliche Prostitution sowie Begleitagentur ein… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • escort — [n] protection; accompaniment alarm clock*, attendant, beau, bird dog*, bodyguard, cavalier, chaperon, companion, company, consort, convoy, convoyer, cortege, date, entourage, fellow, friend, gallant, guard, guide, partner, protector, retinue,… …   New thesaurus

  • escort — ► NOUN 1) a person, vehicle, or group accompanying another to provide protection or as a mark of rank. 2) a person who accompanies a member of the opposite sex to a social event. ► VERB ▪ accompany as an escort. ORIGIN French escorte, from… …   English terms dictionary

  • escort — index consort, guardian, protect Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • escort — (n.) 1570s, in military sense, from M.Fr. escorte (16c.), from It. scorta, lit. a guiding, from scorgere to guide, from V.L. *excorrigere, from ex out (see EX (Cf. ex )) + corrigere set right (see CORRECT (Cf …   Etymology dictionary

  • escort — vb conduct, convoy, chaperon, *accompany, attend Analogous words: protect, shield, guard, safeguard, *defend: lead, *guide, pilot, steer …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • escort — is pronounced with the stress on the first syllable as a noun and on the second as a verb …   Modern English usage


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