Examples of suitcase in a Sentence
She packed her suitcases the night before she left.
it'll be much easier to carry a backpack than to lug that suitcase all over the place
Recent Examples of suitcase from the Web
Travel guru Rick Steves advocates taking one suitcase only, regardless of trip length.
This reminds me of the stories that my mom would recall from her modeling days, having to pack her suitcases with makeup from Paris because sophisticated colors for black women were almost non-existent in America in the 1980s.
An airline pilot who temporarily relocated his family to Orlando stuffed food, batteries and water filters into an overweight pink suitcase to take to his grandmother, who refused to leave her home, and his friends.
Alan Ren, 48, of Northport, N.Y., admitted to driving a minivan from Mexico to the port of entry in February 2016 with the seafood hidden in three suitcases and a black plastic bag, the U.S. Attorney’s Office said.
Several veterans had gathered in Elpidio Jiménez’s room, where his daughter Sonia had packed two bulging suitcases and a duffel bag with provisions.
Parents with young children and an expectant mother were among those standing outside with their belongings in suitcases and plastic bags.
That’s when Nevin stuffed several bricks into the coach’s suitcase.
In the summer of 2008, those three women made 900 pairs of sandals, which Bohannon took back to the states with her in four suitcases and sold them all out of the trunk of her car.
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First Known Use of suitcase
Synonymscarryall, carry-on, grip, handbag, holdall [chiefly British], portmanteau, traveling bag, wallet
Related Wordsovernight bag (also overnight case), weekend bag (also weekend case), weekender; cosmetic case, traveling case; carpetbag, duffel bag, kit, kit bag; backpack, haversack, knapsack, packsack, rucksack; attaché, attaché case, briefcase, valise; baggage, bags, luggage
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