Example sentences for: ago

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

  • The cave on Dragon Bone Hill, where Peking Man lived 690,000 years ago, showed evidence of a community numbering up to 40 individuals.

  • 1) Krugman claims that my opening sentence--"In a way, Bill Gates's current troubles with the Justice Department grew out of an economics seminar that took place thirteen years ago, at Harvard's John F. Kennedy School of Government"--is "pure fiction."

  • The Barrier Gate (Portas do Cerco), which was built more than a century ago, marks the boundary between the enclave of Macau and the People’s Republic of China.

  • Only 164 previously listed main entries did not appear in the 1986 Addenda Section, some of which had first been listed as long ago as 1966, but a high 39 of which were first listed in 1981 and so continue to indicate the critical quality of a new word's first five years in the lexicon.

  • As Warren Avis described it a few years ago, "People just didn't know how to do it."

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