Definition of 'adage'
Example sentences containing 'adage'
Times, Sunday Times (2012)
And the result proves the adage that being good at snooker is a sign of a youth spent in smoky halls.The Sun (2006)
But the adage is true generally.Times, Sunday Times (2010) Times, Sunday Times (2007) Times, Sunday Times (2014) Times, Sunday Times (2016) Provided You Don't Kiss Me: 20 Years with Brian Clough (2007) Times, Sunday Times (2010) Times, Sunday Times (2007)
It isn't a redundancy to say old adage.Times, Sunday Times (2014) Times, Sunday Times (2007) Thinking the Unthinkable (1994)
We would do well to remember the adage about defence being the first duty of government and we ignore the lessons of history at our peril.Times, Sunday Times (2015) The Sun (2006)
The old adage that the bookmaker always wins is fast being turned on its head, at least when it comes to tax and regulation.Times, Sunday Times (2014) Christianity Today (2000) The Sun (2010)
It proves the adage about this race: it is the Everest of the seas.Times, Sunday Times (2008) Times, Sunday Times (2014) Times, Sunday Times (2007) Times, Sunday Times (2015)
It all goes to prove an old adage: power sends you mad; absolute power sends you completely barking.Times, Sunday Times (2010)
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