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‘Crew’ as a noun

Below are some examples of sentences from classic literature using the word ‘Crew’ as a noun.

1

Long John Silver and another of the crew stood face to face in conversation.

From ‘The Master of Ballantrae’, by Robert Louis Stevenson.

2

We saw him put into the boat, which was rowed by a crew of convicts like himself.

From ‘Great Expectations’, by Charles Dickens.

3

A little before dawn, the boatswain sounded his pipe and the crew began to man the capstan-bars.

From ‘Treasure Island’, by Robert Louis Stevenson.

Picture: These six steam locomotives were special guests of the Threkeld Quarry and Mining Museum, near Keswick in Cumbria, for its steam gala in 2015. © Chris Allen, Geograph. Licence: CC BY-SA 2.0. By Peter Trimming, Geograph. Licence: CC-BY-SA 2.0.
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“Certainly it would appear that matters have not arranged themselves quite as we anticipated, sir.”

From ‘Right Ho, Jeeves’, by P.G. Wodehouse.

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