Example sentences for: adage

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

  • 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).

  • The political adage states that politics stops at the water's edge.

  • 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.

  • Prudie thinks the old adage is true: Money doesn't care who has it.

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


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