Example sentences for: ago

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

  • When Slate began publishing two years ago, we thought we were a weekly magazine, more or less.

  • He was posthumously awarded the Medal of Honor two years ago, but his family still awaits an apology.

  • It is there in T. S. Eliot's poems ("Burbank With a Baedeker: Bleistein With a Cigar"), the subject of a disputed book by Anthony Julius just a year ago.

  • The tone is very different from, for example, that of the show of Socialist Realist paintings I saw a few years ago at the Royal Museum of Fine Arts in Brussels, which approached the subject in the usual pop-camp way--nearly every picture looked like a parody, and any of them could have been hung very nicely next to Andy Warhol's Mao . But the paintings in Matthew Cullerne Bown's book, grave and dignified and often eager to claim descent from the likes of Rembrandt, would be affronted by the pairing.

  • Beijing’s oldest imperial garden, Beihai Park (Beihai Gongyuan), was built on the capital’s largest lake over 800 years ago.


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