Example sentences for: age-old

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

  • Corruption and tax-evasion continued, but police clamped down on the political terrorism of the Red Brigades and neo-Fascists and the age-old criminality of the Mafia.

  • Now that the cult of Mao has faded in glory, the stations and the shrines are uncrowded and Changsha has returned to its age-old role as a rather prosaic regional center of trade and culture.

  • Certainly it is no passing fad, dependent on vogue words, for despite its infancy it employs such age-old terms as alas, albeit, perforce , and withal . Nor it can be taxed with pedantry, demonstrably, for on occasion it makes use of colloquial expressions like for starters, likewise, for sure , and no doubt about it . Above all, though some people might think otherwise, it definitely does not involve clichés.

  • ..” including, as far as I know, the age-old proverb, “Where there's life, there's hope.”

  • And of course, there is, once the liaison is on the verge of consummation, the age-old question of whose name to take.

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