to be transported by a subway: We subwayed uptown.
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How to use subway in a sentence
That was just media yammering, but it was echoed on streets and in subways by otherwise reasonable people.Why the White Americans Got the ‘Secret’ Ebola Serum | Michael Daly | August 8, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Sick of sitting in traffic or crowded subways on your way to work?Fish on Wheels, Digital Pet Babysitters, and More of the Summer’s Best Kickstarters | Charlotte Lytton | May 29, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
The American version even features a post-credit sequence in which an undiscovered Godzilla egg hatches in the NYC subways.A Comprehensive History of Toho’s Original Kaiju (and Atomic Allegory) Godzilla | Rich Goldstein | May 18, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
As Bach on the Subways has grown in size and stature, its audience has expanded beyond surprised strangers.
“The highlight was a school field trip that came specially to see Bach in the Subways who were perfectly behaved,” he says.
Everyone is below the earth, in the Tubes and subways, which are packed by white and trembling crowds.
Abundance of water is at hand for flushing the sewers, which are laid along the floor of the subways.
It is the ideal scheme from the standpoint of the passenger, for no stairs or bridges or subways are necessary to reach any track.The Modern Railroad | Edward Hungerford
The men of a primitive tribe do not get up in the subway to give their seats to ladies, because they have no subways.Pieces of Hate | Heywood Broun
All pipes are conveyed along the subways, and enter each house from beneath.Hygeia, a City of Health | Benjamin Ward Richardson
British Dictionary definitions for subway
British an underground passage or tunnel enabling pedestrians to cross a road, railway, etc
an underground passage or tunnel for traffic, electric power supplies, etc
mainly US and Canadian an underground railway
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