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:

  • But the age-old question remains: What to wear?

  • 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.

  • In calling in the CIA to help on Flight 800, the FBI was making a peace overture in a bitter, age-old rivalry.

  • Exotic, strange-sounding, and unintelligible words, whether authentic and foreign or artificial and spontaneously made up on the spot, are an age-old and pandemic device for creating an aura of mystery, holiness, or magic.

  • This raised ethical questions about whether the girls should be restored to their respective biological parents, which raised the age-old question whether custody should be determined by the rights of biological parents or the children's need for stability.


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