Example sentences for: ancestors

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

  • Given the advantages that would have come to our ancestors from banding together in groups, this is plausible.

  • These migrants, who later settled throughout the Japanese archipelago, were the ancestors of the present-day Ainu, whose Caucasoid facial and body hair distinguished them from subsequent immigrants from China, Manchuria, Korea, and perhaps the Malay Peninsula.

  • Paleoanthropologist Ralph Holloway (Columbia University, New York, United States) uses endocasts to look for macroscopic differences in the brains of our human ancestors.

  • If this miraculous phrase to the Pesca people becomes ubiquitous, I will join the ranks of the punnable and will forever be able to step forth from the shadows of my maternal ancestors Philip and Sylvia Lipshitz.

  • These people’s ancestors arrived in Central America many thousands of years ago.

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