Examples of subway in a Sentence
I took the subway to midtown.
No one on the subway seemed to mind how crowded it was.
I've been on both the New York subway and the Underground in London.
Recent Examples of subway from the Web
Akilov then escaped via Stockholm's subway system but was arrested hours later in a suburb.
In Boston, the subway didn’t get you anywhere, but the stations were generally clean and quiet and no one bothered you on the actual train.
Pigeon’s traffic reports sound just like Google’s Waze app but exclusively for the New York subway system.
Like a female Odysseus, Emer goes to her Oracle, her underworld: the New York City subway system, to show her worth in battle, to find her own power and destiny, and to fight for love.
New York opened its subway system and celebrated New Year’s Eve in Times Square.
Today, just having a reliable subway system appears utopian.
De Blasio, a second-term Democrat, has presented ferries as one alternative to New York’s subway system, which has been plagued by crowding and delays.
Four days after that, extremists struck in the Belgian capital, killing 32 people in bomb attacks at the airport and on the subway system.
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SUBWAY Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of subway for English Language Learners
: a system of underground trains in a city
: a road or passage for walking under a road, set of railroad tracks, etc.
SUBWAY Defined for Kids
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