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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
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
The sooner, the better is an adage that’s especially true when treating viral infections.New treatments aim to treat COVID-19 early, before it gets serious|Tina Hesman Saey|August 24, 2020|Science News
Universal healthcare such as Medicare in Australia is evidence for the adage “prevention is better than cure,” when comparing the cost of healthcare in the US with Australia on a per capita basis.The Global Work Crisis: Automation, the Case Against Jobs, and What to Do About It|Peter Xing|August 6, 2020|Singularity Hub
Perhaps the most problematic aspect of the adage is the most obvious.
How fitting, then, that another Hagel—Chuck—is illustrating the adage today.
Reversing Von Clausewitz's adage, policy becomes an extension of war.
And the word “revenge” in this adage is understood to be other-than-literal.
At the same time, Mitt Romney and the Republicans should be mindful of the adage “Be careful what you wish for.”
He was cudgelling his brain to solve the problem represented by the adage "Two is company, three is none."A Rock in the Baltic|Robert Barr
He was one of the fools who devote their lives to disproving the adage that experience teaches them.Cynthia|Leonard Merrick
Letting 'I dare not' wait upon 'I would,' like the poor cat i' the adage.The Proverbs of Scotland|Alexander Hislop
It was a first love of mine, and, as the adage says, 'only revient toujours.'The Daltons, Volume I (of II)|Charles James Lever
"Letting I dare not wait upon I would, Like the poor cat i' the adage," never can produce results.Marion Fay|Anthony Trollope