Example sentences for: ancestors

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

  • They were created by the process of natural selection and thus, are inherently absurd--driven by impulses that exist today only because they helped our ancestors transmit their genes.

  • Imagine how they'd feel if tests revealed their ancient ancestors were white men . Worse, imagine how Ken Burns would feel.

  • His book is crammed full of stray data he has disinterred about Dalí's Catalan ancestors, his sexual obsessions, and infighting within the Surrealist movement, which Dalí was eventually drummed out of for his pro-fascist sentiments.

  • The drive to find and eat food was integral to the survival of our early ancestors.

  • Mathematical transformations required to generate this average are described in detail in Cooper and Lenski [ 27 ] . Experiments were conducted in two complete blocks of 36 evolved 10,000-generation clones (12 populations × 3 clones) and 6 ancestral genotypes (2 ancestors × 3 replicates).

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