Example sentences for: ago--

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

  • I just got back from Central Asia a week ago--I passed through Uzbekistan, Kyrgyzstan, Kazakhstan, western China, Kashmir Province (from where, incidentally, I can report that the Taliban now occupy a large part of what used to be Pakistani-held Kashmir in a bid to bring Pakistan over to Islamic fundamentalist rule), and Pakistan proper.

  • The men were boys not that long ago-- delicate, confident paddling alongside their mothers through the hot afternoons.

  • Human beings are accustomed to a certain amount of imprecision in language: not only does each of use give a slightly different interpretation to the concepts represented by words like good, justice, and God, but our speech is peppered with expressions like I mean, Y' know , and I don't get you . But in the field of learning disabilities, itself a vague, catch-all term suggestive of many interpretations, the onomasiological problem reached such a state of confusion some years ago-- as described in Chapter Two of the subject book-- that in 1964 the U.S. government commissioned a task force devoted to the terminology alone.

  • Neither story mentions one notorious criminal who might never have been caught had this decision come down a few years ago--Timothy McVeigh, initially held because of a gun found in his car after he was stopped for driving without plates.

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