“Above” in the news

Example collocations

above all
above sea
above sea level
mentioned above
meters above

Publications and example sentences

The Age
· She Persists in art: reflecting on a powerful new voice  
“I imagined the idea of all these women floating above the water as the sun flares in the background.”  Copy example sentence
The Age
· Great Southern Land: Ripe time to taste tour WA's other top wine region  
White wines, led by the region's shining viticultural light in riesling, have also fared exceptionally well, with chardonnay also a regular standout that punches above its weight in price and quality.  Copy example sentence
The Japan Times
· ‘Back in the game’: SpaceX ship blasts off with two astronauts  
The two men are scheduled to arrive Sunday at the International Space Station, 250 miles above Earth, for a stay of up to four months, after which they will come home with a Right Stuff-style splashdown at sea, something the world hasn’t witnessed since the 1970s.  Copy example sentence
The Age
· Premier League cleared for June restart  
West Ham are two places above the relegation zone but only because the east London club has a better goal difference than Bournemouth and Watford.  Copy example sentence
The New York Times
· How to Draw a Self-Portrait  
Other than the above template, you’ll need a pencil, an eraser and a mirror.  Copy example sentence
Malay Mail
· SpaceX heading for ISS on historic private crewed flight  
SpaceX said Crew Dragon had successfully entered low orbit and was on the correct trajectory to link up with the space station 450 kilometres above the Earth.  Copy example sentence
· Going the extra mile to keep Gardens by the Bay neat and tidy during the circuit breaker  
After that's done, they use smaller cutters to snip off stalks just above the leaf nodes, which is where the leaves grow out.  Copy example sentence
· Commentary: COVID-19 has revealed a new disadvantaged group among us – digital outcasts  
For instance, should every student in Primary 5 and above not have their own laptop, considering the MOE’s digital literacy plans for upper primary students?  Copy example sentence
The New York Times
· China and India Brawl at 14,000 Feet Along the Border  
They snake across a gravelly landscape of high altitude rivers, glaciers and passes at 17,000 feet above sea level.  Copy example sentence
The China Post
· Greece clarifies policy, to allow tourists from all nations  
“Greece at any stage retains the right to modify any of the above in light of changing circumstances,” the Foreign Ministry document states.  Copy example sentence