Example sentences for: adage

How can you use “adage” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • The adage that more is better may not hold true for vitamin E as there may be beneficial effects at certain levels but not at high levels.

  • Remember the old adage: There’s no bad weather, only bad clothing.

  • A new adage is proving true in Washington: Ex-politicians don't retire.

  • Though the author of Advertisements for Myself has always liked his sex the way a schoolboy likes his pie--any way he can get it--he was never the hippest cat in the pack (witness "The White Negro," his attempt to grapple with the Beats, which proved the adage that those who had to ask what hip was, weren't).

  • Prudie is thinking of the forest ranger's adage: Fight fire with fire.


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