Adage in a Sentence  🔊

Definition of Adage

old saying that has come to be accepted as truth over time

Examples of Adage in a sentence

He gets tired of all the same old sayings, so he is always trying to come up with a new adage.  🔊

In my humble opinion, the good old American adage carries just as much wisdom as any ancient Chinese proverb.  🔊

Among other things, Ben Franklin is famous for developing an adage to go with each of his philosophical ideals.  🔊

Despite what that old adage says, I like to have my cake, eat it, and then have another piece.  🔊

Some old sayings are good advice, but that adage you quoted in your speech is just plain silly.  🔊

Although Carl likes to drop an adage here and there to make himself sound smart, underneath it all he really doesn’t have much to say.  🔊

If you read every famous adage that has lasted throughout history, you will find that many of them contradict each other.  🔊

Murphy’s Law is a good example of an adage that takes a pessimistic view of life.  🔊

When you’re thinking about buying a used car, remember the old adage, “Let the buyer beware!”  🔊

Noah decided to open with his favorite old adage and make that the theme for his entire speech.  🔊

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