- Representative Chiang presents Kuwabara Shouji, a Japanese scholar of mainland China issues, with the Grand Cordon of the Purple Order on behalf of the president.
- He shot his way through the police cordon.
- I've booked you in at the Grand Hotel.
- She struck up the first carol on the grand piano.
- Demonstrators broke through the police cordon.
- I will rather sing grand opera than listen to it.