Examples of sentry in a Sentence
The general placed an armed sentry at the bridge.
a sentry posted to watch for intruders
Recent Examples of sentry from the Web
Heavily armed gunmen entered the camp in southern Pulwama town early Saturday firing guns and grenades at the sentry, said Director-General of police S.P. Vaid.
Sentry becomes the new sponsor during a strong youth movement in golf that has invigorated the winners-only event at Kapalua.
Two took Gonzaga to the bridge, two marched Tabares to the engine room, and two stood sentry outside.
In 1950 Lawrence O'Connor, whose general store was the only commercial building in Cairo, jumped at the chance to start a sentry program.
In a way, the lab is America's sentry, watching for the frightening possibility that a human may have contracted the terrible disease from an animal.
Few then dared to dream of a Germany free of the ideological and physical divides imposed by the Berlin Wall and the barbed wire, booby-traps and shoot-to-kill orders guiding the Communist world’s sentries.
Mr. Polenzani conveyed the sentry’s vulnerability in his sweet-toned singing.
Stay secure When something goes bump in the night, let your alarm system play sentry.
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