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Origin of adage
OTHER WORDS FROM adagea·da·gi·al [uh-dey-jee-uhl], /əˈdeɪ dʒi əl/, adjective
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Example sentences from the Web for adage
As the old adage goes, if it’s free then you are the product.
The old adage of staying calm under pressure is also imperative for leaders, especially in crisis.Four must-haves for business resilience in a time of crisis|Jason Sparapani|September 23, 2020|MIT Technology Review
As Inam was speaking, I was reminded of that old adage, “War is too important to be the left to the generals.”Could “Mindful A.I.” be the key to successful A.I.?|Jeremy Kahn|September 22, 2020|Fortune
There is some truth to the old adage that all good things take time, and SEO is a prime example.Five reasons why SEO should be prioritized over paid media campaigns|Ryan Gould|September 4, 2020|Search Engine Watch
He wants everyone to succeed and believes in the adage, 'a rising tide lifts all boats.'Ben Carson defends Trump against accusations of racism at RNC|Orion Rummler|August 28, 2020|Axios
Yet it appears that Tillis, the RNC, and conservative Super PACs forget the old adage, “all politics is local.”In North Carolina, GOP Overreach May Be More Unpopular Than Obama|Dean Obeidallah|November 3, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Perhaps the most problematic aspect of the adage is the most obvious.
The old adage that “a picture is worth a thousand words” has never seemed more relevant.
But to misquote an old financial adage, the property market can remain irrational longer than you are prepared to remain homeless.
His staying power is a testament to the poptimist adage that if someone likes something, it must have some merit.
He was perfectly contented to bide his time, remembering that adage: "All things come to him who waits."Dorothy at Skyrie|Evelyn Raymond
The old adage that “all is fair in love and war” applies to this new weapon of destruction as to every warlike instrument.The Wonder Book of Knowledge|Various
No man alive held the stale old adage of “Beauty when unadorned,” etc., in profounder scorn.Sword and Gown|George A. Lawrence
I say to it what I have often said to a difficulty, what the old Scotch adage says of 'the stout heart to the stey brae.'Tony Butler|Charles James Lever
The old adage, "Honor among thieves," seldom holds good after the "stroke."File No. 113|Emile Gaboriau