Then out of the mist, a whirring of helicopter blades, and, deus ex machina, a man descends fromt he chopper to winch you aboard.
Napoleon solved the matter by ordering his officers to stuff her into a litter and carry her aboard by force.
aboard the Qantas A380, the computers were overwhelmed by a firestorm of error messages and basically gave up.
A snapshot of presidential candidate Gary Hart aboard the yacht "Monkey Business" ended his aspirations forever.
The three roadies—Joe Dan, Kim, and Red Dog—and the sound technician, Michael Callahan—all aboard.
They are here, aboard the frigate which brought me, your highness.
If you haven't time to hear it now, I will tell you aboard ship.
We don't know what's aboard it, and we don't know where it came from, but it's our prize.
Very well, then, be ready, men; we'll be aboard 'em in a minute or two.
Half an hour later he was aboard of the cars, little dreaming of the surprise in store for him.
late 14c., probably in most cases from Old French à bord, from à "on" + bord "board," from Frankish *bord or a similar Germanic source (see board (n.2)); the "boarding" or sides of a vessel extended to the ship itself. The usual Middle English expression was within shippes borde. The call all aboard! as a warning to passengers is attested from 1838.