But lately, strains between the erstwhile allies have become apparent.
My erstwhile girlfriend tipped me off about someone named John.
The co-chairman is Donna Langley, the erstwhile head of production.
Photographer Charles Ommanney, on assignment for Newsweek and The Daily Beast, follows the erstwhile frontrunner.
With scarlet lips and chemical red hair, the erstwhile agent is still making headlines in the West.
Slowly, the modern masses are learning to emulate their erstwhile masters in the art of eating.
With blurred eyes, the erstwhile Willa Murdaugh turned to her informant.
"Good morning, my erstwhile passengers and new colonists," he said.
He was beset on either side by the merciless fangs of his erstwhile comrades.
It was an inspiration to see what God had wrought among these erstwhile heathen.