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Sentences with the noun American flag

29 examples:

The ship was flying the American flag.

There are 50 stars on the American flag.

There are fifty stars in the American flag.

There are fifty stars on the American flag.

The colors of the American flag are red, white and blue.

When fascism comes to America, it will come wrapped in the American flag.
(Huey Long)

The American flag is the symbol of our freedom, national pride and history.
(Mike Fitzpatrick)

The American flag is the most recognized symbol of freedom and democracy in the world.
(Virginia Foxx)

The two-time Masters champ will replace it with an American flag.
(USA Today - Sports, )

Miami-area lawmakers are proposing adding a 51st star to the American flag.
(CNN - U.S. News, )

Lil Wayne explained via Facebook it was never his intention to "desecrate" the American flag.
(UPI - Entertainment News, )

Click through the pictures to see how Cubans are displaying and even wearing the American flag.
(CNN - World News, )

Mr. Roof can be seen posing with weapons, visiting Confederate graves and burning an American flag.
(The New York Times - U.S. News, )

An American flag was flown at half-staff near the scene of the shooting in Baton Rouge, La., on Sunday.
(The New York Times - U.S. News, )

Protesters burned an American flag outside the Republican National Convention in Cleveland on Wednesday.
(The New York Times - U.S. News, )

An American flag was burned outside the White House after Donald J. Trump was elected president this month.
(The New York Times - U.S. News, )

Bill Weir speaks to the chief of a tribe in Vanuatu who explains why the American flag is sacred to his people.
(CNN - World News, )

“Under God” is as much a part of the Pledge of Allegiance as red, white and blue are part of the American flag.
(Forbes - Education, )

Kaley Cuoco has apologized for posting a picture on social media on Independence Day of her dogs sitting on an American flag.
(Fox News - Entertainment, )

A Georgia university shut down on Friday for a demonstration after a video of protesters trampling an American flag went viral.
(NBC News, )

The American flag can be found hanging off homes across the country, flapping atop Mount Everest and sitting on the moon's surface.
(CNN - U.S. News, )

The site shows a stone-faced Dylann Roof holding weapons, visiting a cemetery for Confederate soldiers, and burning an American flag.
(NBC News, )

The site shows a stone-faced Dylann Storm Roof holding weapons, visiting a cemetery for Confederate soldiers, and burning an American flag.
(NBC News, )

A Massachusetts college will stop flying all flags on campus after an American flag was burned following Republican nominee Donald Trump’s election victory.
(Fox News - U.S., )

Rap star Lil Wayne was filmed trampling all over the American flag while shooting a new music video for the song “God Bless Amerika" in New Orleans this past weekend.
(Fox News - Entertainment, )

Campbell Soup apologizes for a tweet by its SpaghettiOs brand that marked the anniversary of the Pearl Harbor attacks with a picture of its smiling mascot jauntily holding an American flag.
(The Associated Press in CBC News - World, )

A college student who jumped over the White House fence while draped in an American flag was committing civil disobedience and had no plans to harm himself or others, his attorney said Sunday.
(Fox News - Politics, )

Try one of these simple-yet-fresh ideas that will stand out on any Fourth of July spread.PatrioticWe’ve all eaten our share of Cool Whip–laced concoctions meant to resemble the American flag.
(NBC Today, )

Campbell Soup apologized Saturday for a tweet by its SpaghettiOs brand that marked the anniversary of the Pearl Harbor attacks with a picture of its smiling mascot jauntily holding an American flag.
(Fox News - U.S., )

Question

1 example:

The American flag stands tall, shining red, white and blue, but what happens when it nearly touches the ground?
(CNN - U.S. News, )

Other sentences

71 examples:

The American flag has fifty stars.

This American flag was made in China.

On the American flag, there's a star for every state.

When I see the American flag, I go, 'Oh my God, you're insulting me.'
(Janeane Garofalo)

If anyone attempts to hall down the American flag shoot him on the spot.
(John A. Dix)

The American flag represents all of us and all the values we hold sacred.
(Adrian Cronauer)

In the frontyard of their home, an American flag flies at half-staff.
(Los Angeles Times - Daily Dish, )

Saba Ahmed made headlines when she wore an American flag hijab on Fox News.
(NBC News, )

The soda company is rolling out American flag themed cans to honor veterans.
(Fox News - Lifestyle, )

American flag to be raised Friday at U.S. Embassy in Havana for first time in 50 years.
(USA Today - World, )

Take your head, wrap it in the American flag and smash it into a mailbox for 15 minutes.
(CBC News in CBC News - Arts & Entertainment, )

American flag sales bask in new glory this year from a surge in politics and patriotism.
(USA Today - Money, )

He uploaded snapshots of himself burning the American flag and holding a Confederate one.
(Los Angeles Times - Hockey, )

Police described the intruder as a man wearing an American flag and carrying a manila folder.
(NBC News, )

A photo of a baby wrapped in an American flag has sparked controversy. CNN affiliate WTKR reports.
(CNN - U.S. News, )

United States servicemen raising the American flag atop Mount Suribachi on Iwo Jima on Feb. 1945.
(The New York Times - U.S. News, )

It flew the American flag, hung a photo of President Obama and issued US visas for more than a decade.
(CNN - World News, )

Edwin Chester Hopkins’ casket was draped with an American flag that had hung above the state Capitol.
(Los Angeles Times - National News, )

The famous American flag that firemen raised above the ruins at Ground Zero has mysteriously disappeared.
(The Wall Street Journal - Lifestyle, )

People held an American flag in rainbow colors on Monday in front of the United States Embassy in Warsaw.
(The New York Times - World News, )

A truck driver shared his story of discovering and salvaging an abandoned American flag on the side of a Nebraska highway.
(UPI - Odd News, )

The Secret Service says a man who jumped the White House fence draped in an American flag on Thanksgiving has been charged.
(Fox News - Politics, )

The man who turned in an American flag raised at ground zero on Sept. 11 to a Washington state courthouse has been identified.
(Fox News - U.S., )

American flag headcovers and a new reality series about building a new driver headline this week's top stories in golf business.
(Forbes - Business, )

Two months ago, Myke Tavarres stood on the bow of a boat, standing up while wearing an american flag tank top, shorts, and socks.
(UPI - News, )

Nothing says Independence Day like the American flag, and with the right touches, it can be the perfect bold centerpiece in your home.
(NBC News Entertainment, )

The student government at University of California, Irvine has voted to ban display of the American flag - or any flag - from its lobby.
(USA Today - National, )

When Jake Peavy looked up at the American flag above the AT&T Park bleachers on Independence Day, he didn't focus on the stars or stripes.
(UPI - News, )

Corey Feldman apologized for dropping the American flag on the ground before the start of his repeat performance on "Today," Thursday morning.
(UPI - Entertainment News, )

Agents apprehended a man draped in an American flag on the North Lawn on Thursday, moments after he cleared the fence, the Secret Service said.
(The New York Times - U.S. News, )

Watson said he decided this week to paint over the Confederate flag on the car, known as the General Lee, and add an American flag in its place.
(The New York Times - U.S. News, )

A protester waving an upside-down American flag outside the federal courthouse in Portland, Ore., where Ammon Bundy and six others are on trial.
(The New York Times - U.S. News, )

A man wrapped in the American flag jumped the White House fence while President Barack Obama and his family were inside celebrating Thanksgiving.
(UPI - Odd News, )

Veterans groups protested near the entrance of Hampshire College on Sunday after the college’s decision not to fly the American flag on campus.
(The New York Times - U.S. News, )

Jasper Johns set a personal auction record on Veterans Day, the 1983 entry in his iconic American flag series selling for $36 million at Sothebys.
(UPI - News, )

A man draped in an American flag climbed over the fence at the White House on Thursday, prompting a lockdown as the first family celebrated Thanksgiving.
(The Associated Press in CBC News - World, )

Duy Tran told KHOU that the American flag means a lot to him, so he decided to hang one from his balcony after moving into a new apartment in Webster, Texas.
(Fox News - U.S., )

Florida veteran Larry Murphree is fighting the homeowners association at the Jacksonville community where he lives to keep an American flag in his front yard.
(UPI - Odd News, )

Kaley Cuoco came under fire over the holiday weekend for posting a picture in which two dogs are sitting on an American flag that is spread out on the ground.
(Fox News - Entertainment, )

For eight years, Brian Browne preserved an American flag in a storage trunk and the freezer of his Everett, Washington, home -- unaware it was a piece of history.
(CNN - U.S. News, )

Someone draped the red, white and blue American flag over Chris Weidman's shoulders seconds after he retained his Ultimate Fighting Championship middleweight belt.
(Lance Pugmire in Los Angeles Times - Football, )

On the limb of a barren tree in the tornado-devastated north Texas community of Rancho Brazos, an American flag flaps in the wind — placed there by a firefighter.
(Devin Kelly in Los Angeles Times - Science, )

On September 2001, amid the burning ashes of the World Trade Center, three New York City firefighters hoisted a small American flag removed from a nearby yacht.
(CNN - U.S. News, )

Ralph Lauren's love for the American flag and American style earned him high honors Tuesday from the Smithsonian Institution, celebrating his five decades in fashion.
(Daily Mail - Femail, )

Bryton Mellott, 22, will not be charged under Illinois' antiquated flag desecration statute after using a burning American flag and Facebook to engage in free speech.
(Forbes - Technology, )

A former U.S. Marine said Friday he was fired from his contract job with Time Warner Cable in Charlotte after he lowered the American flag to half-staff on Memorial Day.
(Fox News - U.S., )

A California school that stopped students from wearing American flag T-shirts on Cinco de Mayo didn't violate their constitutional rights, an appeals court ruled Thursday.
(CNN - U.S. News, )

Daytona International Speedway will not ban the Confederate flag from track property this weekend, but will offer the American flag to those who wish to fly it on property.
(Fox News - U.S., )

One of the men depicted in the famous photograph of Marines raising the American flag at Iwo Jima was misidentified more than 70 years ago, the U.S. Marine Corps said Thursday.
(Los Angeles Times - National News, )

Ryan Phillippe's initial connection to Iwo Jima came through his "Flags of our Fathers" role as John "Doc" Bradley, one of the men who helped raise the American flag on the island.
(Fox News - Entertainment, )

The superintendent of a North Carolina school system says a high school teacher is being investigated after students say he stepped on an American flag as part of a history lesson.
(Fox News - U.S., )

The US embassy in Tel Aviv faced a backlash of criticism after it raised the rainbow flag next to the American flag above its office for the first time in history earlier this week.
(The Independent - World News, )

Bart Baker recently put a gigantic billboard in Times Square, doing the impossible: declaring his run for President of the United States, while wearing only American flag boxer-briefs.
(Forbes - Entrepreneurs, )

A 22-year-old Illinois man has been charged with desecrating the American flag after he posted photos on Facebook along with messages decrying the state of violence and race in the U.S.
(Forbes - Technology, )

Secretary of State John Kerry will travel to Havana on Aug. 14, to raise the American flag over the U.S. embassy in Cuba, senior administration officials and diplomatic sources tell CNN.
(CNN - U.S. News, )

After looking around awkwardly for a moment, he placed his remaining cymbal on the ground, turned towards his fellow schoolmate who was holding the American flag, and broke into a salute.
(Daily Mail - Femail, )

Captain America, a local Joe from Brooklyn injected with an experimental secret serum that turned him into a gigantic, fist-swinging American flag, is getting a little hometown recognition.
(Los Angeles Times - Entertainment News, )

It has been 73 years since the Supreme Court ruled that students in public schools couldn’t be forced to pledge allegiance to the American flag or engage in other patriotic demonstrations.
(Los Angeles Times - Education, )

A military veteran was reportedly detained and charged by Valdosta State University police in Georgia Friday after she took an American flag from a group of protesters who were walking on it.
(Fox News - U.S., )

An Australian woman living in North Carolina has appeared in a bizarre video where she declares she is true to her Aussie roots - despite driving a pick-up and wearing an American flag bikini.
(Daily Mail - Femail, )

A North Carolina school superintendent is recommending a 10-day suspension without pay for a high school teacher who stepped on the American flag in class to make a point about the First Amendment.
(Fox News - U.S., )

The American Civil Liberties Union of Louisiana says a man has been unconstitutionally arrested in Lafayette on a charge of desecrating the American flag by setting one afire and tearing up another.
(Fox News - U.S., )

A man accused of jumping the White House fence while draped in an American flag left a suicide note with friends and a will with his mother, telling her she may never see him again, court documents show.
(Fox News - Politics, )

A California school dispute that arose when students wore shirts emblazoned with the American flag on Cinco de Mayo could prompt the Supreme Court to take a new look at free-speech rules for high schools.
(David G. Savage in Los Angeles Times - National News, )

The Supreme Court rejected a free-speech appeal Monday from several California high school students who were told they could not wear a shirt emblazoned with an American flag on the Cinco de Mayo holiday.
(David G. Savage in Los Angeles Times - National News, )

In an act of patriotism this Fourth of July, a pair of business executives have offered to pay the fines for a Florida veteran who is facing foreclosure for displaying a small American flag in a flower pot on his front stoop.
(Fox News - U.S., )

The room is dim and ominous: Faded soldiers' uniforms and a frayed American flag flown over Iwo Jima in the mid-1940s hang on a wall above a binder listing nearly all the San Fernando Valley residents who died in World War II.
(Deborah Vankin in Los Angeles Times - Culture Monster, )

A canvas by Mark Rothko sold for $45 million and an American flag painting by Jasper Johns fetched $36 million Tuesday at a Sotheby's auction of contemporary art in New York that featured nearly 80 works and brought in a total of $343.7 million.
(David Ng in Los Angeles Times - Culture Monster, )

TODAY's Willie Geist gives you a rundown of the week's winners and losers, including the return of the iconic American flag that flew over Ground Zero on 9/11 and Libertarian presidential candidate Gary Johnson asking "What is Aleppo" during an appearance on MSNBC's Morning Joe.
(NBC Today, )

Francis Scott Key is so closely identified with Ft. McHenry that the south Baltimore landmark is considered the go-to place to learn how the 15-starred American flag that flew after the fort's bombardment 200 years ago inspired him to write the poem that became the national anthem.
(Pamela Wood in Los Angeles Times - National News, )

Staring out at the infield of Atlanta Motor Speedway last year, Mike Beltz said he remembers thinking how "phenomenal it was" to see a folded American flag -- the logo of the Folds of Honor organization -- painted on the grass for NASCAR's inaugural Folds of Honor QuikTrip 500 race.
(Forbes - Business, )

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