Example sentences for: adage

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

  • To sum up, in terms of the adage that genius is 1% inspiration and 99% perspiration, the book's enthymematic nature suggests that not quite enough sweat has been broken.

  • 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.

  • The beneficiary family seems to be proving the old adage: No good deed goes unpunished.

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

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


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