Sole-survivor sentence example

sole-survivor
  • But he arrived too late; Selim had already been killed; the unworthy Mustafa was put to death, and Mahmud, the sole survivor of the house of Osman, became sultan.

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  • During the next year three other members of the party died, leaving Niebuhr the sole survivor.

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  • The Empire fell to Louis the Pious, sole survivor of his three sons.

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  • The sole survivor of the team becomes chief suspect in the ensuing international manhunt.

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  • The sole survivor of the ancient Celtic line was an infant Norwegian princess.

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  • It is a harmless helmeted ground-shark, living on molluscs, and almost the sole survivor of a genus abundant in the Secondary rocks of Europe.

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  • Though the aquatic members of a class of animals are in some instances derived from terrestrial forms, the usual transition is from an aquatic ancestry to more recent land-living forms. There is no doubt, from a consideration of the facts of structure, that the aquatic water-breathing Arachnids, represented in the past by the Eurypterines and to-day by the sole survivor Limulus, have preceded the terrestrial air-breathing forms of that group. Hence we see at once that the better-known Arachnida form a series, leading from Limulus-like aquatic creatures through scorpions, spiders and harvest-men, to the degenerate Acari or mites.

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  • With the Navy commando credo, "Never leave a man behind" repeatedly playing in his head, he sets out to rescue the sole survivor and get off the island.

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  • During that time, the castaways will endure many hardships, compete in competitions to win rewards and immunity and ultimately vote off fellow cast mates one-by-one until just one person emerges as the sole survivor.

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  • The sole survivor of Alien, Warrant Officer Ellen Ripley (played with panache by Sigourney Weaver) was last seen entering hypersleep for her trip back to inhabited space.

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  • Five years before the series opens, Ellison, then an Army Special Forces officer, was the sole survivor of a helicopter crash in the jungles of Peru.

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