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Questions with the adjective Adult

2 examples:

What impact can exercise done early in life have on the propensity for exercising during the adult years?
(Science Daily - News, )

Family Portrait Do you ever feel like you're destined to be your adult children's personal ATM for the rest of your life?
(Kerri Zane, Contributor in Forbes - Personal Finance, )

Sentences with the adjective Adult

56 examples:

Tom has lived in Boston for most of his adult life.

I'm afraid this story is too adult for children to appreciate.

Although Arina is 16 years old, she imitates an adult woman well.

As is known, the first to give in is smarter. It's easier for an adult man than a teenager to do it. The victory over your own child won't embellish you.

I've had the same breasts for my entire adult life.
(Sharon Stone)

For the first half of my adult life, I was a Democrat.
(Alphonso Jackson)

Most of my adult life I had this towering contempt for America.
(Robert Crumb)

I have lived in the United States for half of my life, my entire adult life.
(Sheena Easton)

Naturally, I have compensated in my adult years by owning very large numbers of books.
(Martin Lewis Perl)

The cost of an adult season ticket will start from £350.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

Kate, 43, has an adult daughter, 18-year-old Lily Mo Sheen.
(Daily Mail - Femail, )

Your adult child probably isn’t calling just to say hello.
(Los Angeles Times - Business, )

My adult life has been spent in daily battle against my hair.
(Daily Mail - Femail, )

Bobby Brown has lived most of his adult life in the spotlight.
(Los Angeles Times - Pop & Hiss, )

Bryan Murray has devoted almost his entire adult life to hockey.
(The Vancouver Sun - Sports, )

Note to Baby Boomers with adult children: This book review is for you.
(Forbes - Personal Finance, )

Writer Christina Patterson has been single for most of her adult life.
(Daily Mail - Femail, )

A lot of parents have no idea what their adult children do for a living.
(CNBC, )

In 75 percent of all cases, only one adult child will become a caregiver.
(Science Daily - News, )

Emergency workers heard a mysterious adult voice at the scene of a crash.
(Daily Mail - Femail, )

Providing one adult child with more financial help than another is tricky.
(Next Avenue, Contributor in Forbes - Personal Finance, )

An adult child coming to live with you can sidetrack your financial plans.
(CNBC, )

One in five adult women and one in 100 adult men have reported being raped.
(Science Daily - News, )

A new report suggests adult women are nearly half of all video game players.
(CNN - Technology, )

Judith Benitez had gone most of her adult life without knowing how to drive.
(Los Angeles Times - Daily Dish, )

A 'modern man' will blub in front of other people 14 times in his adult life.
(Daily Mail - Femail, )

Ms P.H. writes: My adult son lives alone, but suffers with mental health issues.
(Daily Mail - Money, )

Safer Aldhmad worked hard as a merchant all his adult life to support his family.
(The Vancouver Sun - News, )

A new poll suggests adult children are draining their parents' retirement nest eggs.
(The Vancouver Sun - Business, )

The idea of starting your adult life with some debt under your belt may seem daunting.
(Forbes - Personal Finance, )

Baby boomers, myself included, want our adult children to be successful in the workplace.
(Forbes - Personal Finance, )

My adult son has a court-ordered residential custody agreement of his now 15-year-old son.
(The Vancouver Sun - Life, )

If the adult child who doesn't work refuses to leave to allow the sale, things can get ugly.
(Forbes - Personal Finance, )

And, according to a recent study, it may be a good thing for parents and their adult children.
(Forbes - Personal Finance, )

A new survey interviewed 2,000 adult women from across the U.S. who wear make-up on a daily basis.
(Daily Mail - Femail, )

Sue Churchman, 67, from Stevenage, Herts, has been battling bronchiectasis most of her adult life.
(Daily Mail - Health, )

This column is the second of a two-part series addressing the financial support of adult children.
(USA Today - Money, )

Chishu Ryu plays Hirayama, an elderly widower with an adult son and daughter who still live at home.
(The Independent - Arts & Entertainment, )

Police say a father has accidentally shot and killed his adult son during a hunting trip in New Jersey.
(Fox News - U.S., )

Police say a Houston-area woman fatally shot her two adult daughters before officers shot and killed her.
(Fox News - U.S., )

A Colorado man who reportedly mistook his adult son for an intruder told deputies he shot and killed him.
(Fox News - U.S., )

In addition, there is sometimes the added pressure of adult children who are in need of financial support.
(Forbes - Personal Finance, )

KIM CARILLO has spent most of her adult life with her 34DD assets firmly secured in a heavily underwired bra.
(Daily Mail - Femail, )

If you met Eddie, you would have no idea of the dark secret he has struggled with for much of his adult life.
(The Independent - Arts & Entertainment, )

For most of my adult life, virtually no one – not even my closest friends – knew that I played the piano.
(The Independent - Arts & Entertainment, )

Neugeboren was hauled away in a straitjacket in his late teens and spent most of his adult life in institutions.
(The New York Times - Health, )

For only the second time in my adult life, I just completed a vacation of more than seven days10, to be exact.
(Forbes - Personal Finance, )

Chalencon has spent much of his adult life amassing rare and precious items from the world of Napoleon Bonaparte.
(The Vancouver Sun - Travel, )

You didn't spend your entire adult life working, saving, and investing just to watch money leak out in retirement.
(Forbes - Personal Finance, )

Parents should not be afraid to ask their adult children for rent and money towards bills, debt organisations say.
(Daily Mail - News, )

Meet the man who has spent his adult life volunteering for the MTA — and done years of jail time for his service.
(The Hollywood Reporter - Reviews, )

It creates a lot of pain and resentment, and some adult children carry that pain around with them seemingly forever.
(Forbes - Personal Finance, )

Queensland mother-of-two, Melissa Homan, 54, was a self-confessed 'yo-yo dieter' for the majority of her adult life.
(Daily Mail - Femail, )

A middle-aged couple’s two adult daughters move back home in this comedy series, created by Suzanne Martin, on NBC.
(The New York Times - Arts, )

A 69-year-old man shot dead his adult son in Los Angeles this week because his son was gay, according to prosecutors.
(CNN - U.S. News, )

The average gamer is not an anti-social teenage boy holed-up in his bedroom, but an adult woman, according to a study.
(The Independent - Gadgets & Tech, )

Sentence with the comparative degree of the adjective Adult

1 example:

I never had teenage years. I guess because I was seen to be more adult than anybody around me.
(Patrick Stewart)

Sentence with the equality degree of the adjective Adult

1 example:

The movements are adult as much as they are childlike.
(Carolina A. Miranda in Los Angeles Times - Culture Monster, )

Questions with the noun Adult

4 examples:

When did he become an adult?

What is the maximum dosage for an adult?

Is it more fun being a child or an adult?

When did your daughter come become an adult?

Sentences with the noun Adult

69 examples:

I'm an adult.

You're an adult.

Tom is an adult.

I'm an adult now.

Now you're an adult.

Tom is an adult now.

You are now an adult.

Now you are an adult.

He treats me as an adult.

I need something for an adult.

That boy speaks like an adult.

This child talks like an adult.

The boy saw himself as an adult.

I expect you to behave like an adult.

Henry will become an adult this March.

That boy speaks as if he were an adult.

That child talks as if he were an adult.

Tom, you're an adult now. Try to behave like one.

Some people think talking back to an adult is rude.

A child has a higher temperature than an adult does.

Anyone over eighteen years of age counts as an adult.

Each way of sleeping is likely to produce a different kind of adult.

When an adult tells a lie to a child, he thinks he’s always right.

Whenever Beth's parents have guests, she wants to join their adult talk.

Only the person who becomes an adult while staying a child is a human being.

From an adult's one-sided point of view, children's attitudes often seem to be disobedient.

If you ask a mathematician if he is an adult or a minor, don't be surprised if he answers "yes".

I think I am an adult.
(Jacqueline Bisset)

To be an adult is to be alone.
(Jean Rostand in Thoughts of a biologist, )

The only thing an adult can give a child is time.
(Chuck Jones)

The creative adult is the child who has survived.
(Ursula K. Le Guin)

The heart of an adult is like that of an elephant.
(Bantandu proverb)

Shirley Temple had charisma as a child. But it cleared up as an adult.
(Totie Fields)

Once I got my driver's license everybody treated me like I was an adult.
(Candace Cameron)

To tell the truth, I don't read children's books. I'm an adult. I just write them.
(William Steig)

An adult is only one who has ceased to grow vertically and started to grow horizontally.
(American proverb)

Acting is a masochistic form of exhibitionism. It is not quite the occupation of an adult.
(Laurence Olivier)

The competition is so fierce once you become an adult. I'll probably move on to something else.
(Jodie Sweetin)

Being an adult is hard.
(Forbes - Personal Finance, )

It's hard to make friends as an adult.
(Los Angeles Times - Technology, )

I used to do it as a kid, and I do it as an adult.
(Los Angeles Times - Movies Now, )

The fossils included an adult and six juveniles (pictured).
(Daily Mail - Science, )

Moles are benign tumors found on the skin of almost every adult.
(Science Daily - News, )

Such incidents frequently occur despite the presence of an adult.
(Science Daily - News, )

The average adult spends 90 per cent of leisure time sitting down.
(Daily Mail - Health, )

I think it’s way too early and we should wait until he’s an adult.
(The Vancouver Sun - Life, )

This may have been the plainest room Prince spent time in as an adult.
(Los Angeles Times - Entertainment News, )

He believes it helps them to become well-rounded and open-minded as an adult.
(Daily Mail - Travel, )

The oil-rich enclaves of Dubai have frequently been dubbed an adult's playground.
(The Independent - Fashion, )

Ten grams of powdered caffeine, about a tablespoon, is a lethal dose for an adult.
(The New York Times - Health, )

One of the best things about being 14 is that you know, one day, you’ll be an adult.
(NBC Today, )

Allergies you have as an adult may have been influenced by the season you were born in.
(Tech Times - Health, )

Leonardo DiCaprio as an adult is a heartthrob, a smooth-talker, a romancer of supermodels.
(The Denver Post - Entertainment, )

A half-dozen kids were spray-painting "Boycott the Christians" on walls, supervised by an adult.
(Fox News - World, )

Julie Holcombe's sons were stopped by an adult when they were climbing trees after school one day.
(NBC Today, )

The bars come in three flavours and contain more than a quarter of an adult's daily calorie intake.
(Daily Mail - News, )

Studies show that excess weight in childhood increases the risk of high blood pressure as an adult.
(Science Daily - News, )

Holidaying with parents as an adult is a very different experience to the childhood trips away of old.
(Siân Ranscombe in The Telegraph - Travel, )

Being born prematurely may be linked to important changes in how your heart forms and works as an adult.
(Science Daily - News, )

Reducing the sugar would mean the average adult would consume 38 fewer calories a day and lose 1.2kilos.
(Daily Mail - Health, )

The dinosaur Limusaurus inextricabilis was born with teeth but became toothless when it became an adult.
(Tech Times - Science, )

There comes a point in every adult's life when one stops and thinks: I could really use a personal assistant.
(Los Angeles Times - Business, )

Being subjected to abuse during childhood entails a markedly increased risk of developing obesity as an adult.
(Science Daily - News, )

Keeping your brain stimulated whether you're a kid or an adult may help reduce your risk of Alzheimer's disease.
(Forbes - Technology, )

Almost 40 per cent of sudden deaths among B.C. infants came when they were sharing a sleeping space with an adult.
(The Vancouver Sun - News, )

Authorities say two children and an adult were killed in a shooting at an apartment complex near Portland, Oregon.
(Fox News - U.S., )

The average adult spends two hours and 11 minutes of every day feeling stressed, according to a survey by OnePoll.
(Daily Mail - Health, )

A good parent-child relationship can increase your chances of a successful healthy romantic attachment as an adult.
(Daily Mail - Femail, )

A grandfather who was refused entry to a family park because he was a lone adult says he felt "discriminated against".
(BBC News - U.K. News, )


14 examples:

Is adult entertainment killing our children? or is killing our children entertaining our adults?
(Marilyn Manson)

Is it bad when adult Americans are having less sex than they used to?
(Tech Times - Health, )

How are quiescent adult neural stem cells (NSCs) generated during development?
(Nature Neuroscience, )

But what happens when you have adult "kids" and you're a perennial parent like me?
(The Vancouver Sun - News, )

Do you put pen to paper in your adult colouring book or groom your beard with oil?
(Daily Mail - News, )

Are the eggs produced by adolescent girls the same as the ones produced by adult women?
(Science Daily - News, )

Those who want to help their adult offspring financially have a choice to make – loan or gift?
(Brian O'Connell in The Independent - World News, )

Adult colouring-in books are outselling cookery books in France. But will it catch on in the UK too?
(BBC News - Entertainment & Arts, )

Where could the adult whale sharks be, have they disappeared forever or have gone in the deep blue sea?
(Tech Times - Science, )

What are the risks and benefits of screening for BRCA1 and BRCA2 mutations in the general adult population?
(Science Daily - News, )

This very wry, LA-set adult comedy plays like a junior, low-budget version of Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?
(The Independent - Arts & Entertainment, )

How do we intentionally cultivate the skill set of toddlers, bring it into our adult lives, and the apply it to business?
(Ashoka, Contributor in Forbes - Entrepreneurs, )

Where in the world — or beyond it — is this weird, adult amusement park where humanoid robots cater to all whims and fantasies of visiting guests, located?
(Los Angeles Times - Entertainment News, )

This actual case illustrates a common problem for adult children of aging parents: can you limit a parent's freedom for financial decisions when he is subject to abuse from con artists?
(Forbes - Personal Finance, )

Other sentences

100 examples:

Two adult tickets, please.

Tom is a responsible adult.

All my son's adult teeth are in.

Tom needs some adult supervision.

He's not adult enough to live alone.

Healthy adult teeth should be permanent.

He is not an adult, he is sixteen years old!

These games are listed under the adult category.

An adult aardvark can weigh up to 100 kilograms.

Tom is the only adult Mary knows who can't drive.

He's very influential in Kansai's adult industry.

Now that you are an adult, you should know better.

School children have colds twice as often as adult.

She is an adult, so you should treat her accordingly.

The railroad fare for children is half of the adult fare.

For our children to be safe, please do not enter adult sites.

Two adult tickets and three children's tickets to London, please.

And yet, in the "real adult world" there are a lot of competitions.

They take this negative way of protesting against adult domination.

Tom was a gangly, uncoordinated child who grew into a clumsy adult.

When you're eighteen years old, you're an adult in the United States.

Accessing foreign adult websites is illegal in certain parts of France.

In this legal system, corporal punishment is imposed on adult men only.

The life cycle of an amphibian consists of three stages: egg, larva and adult.

As you already know, your parents won't be there. It's time to be a responsible adult.

Since you have already also become an adult, you must become independent economically from your parents.

As a boy he was tipped for greatness in adult life, now he is tipped for serving guests in a restaurant.

If you weren't exposed to a language until you were an adult, you are very, very unlikely to ever sound like a native speaker of that language.

If a person has not had a chance to acquire his target language by the time he's an adult, he's unlikely to be able to reach native speaker level in that language.

When children are ordered to do a certain thing by such adult standards, they frequently refuse to follow the instructions for no other reason than that they have been told to do so.

I'm not sure I'm adult yet.
(Johnny Depp)

To be adult is to be alone.
(Jean Rostand)

Adult stem cells tend not to form tumors.
(Virginia Foxx)

The adult looks to deed, the child to love.
(Hindustani proverb)

What Washington needs is adult supervision.
(Barack Obama)

The adult looks to deeds, the child to love.
(Hindustani proverb)

I engaged in an adult consensual affair with another man.
(James McGreevey)

Shoes are the first adult machines we are given to master.
(Nicholson Baker)

An adult squatting sees farther than a child on top of tree.
(Gambia proverb)

I'd love to play some leading villains and mature adult roles.
(Dexter Fletcher)

On the whole, I prefer Christmas as an adult than I did as a child.
(Nigella Lawson)

Love is staying up all night with a sick child - or a healthy adult.
(David Frost)

An elephant grows and becomes an adult, even if people do not like it.
(African proverb)

For an adult, eating alone at McDonald's is admitting a kind of defeat.
(Jonathan Carroll)

An Adult faith does not follow the waves of fashion and the latest novelties.
(Pope Benedict XVI)

The average adult laughs 15 times a day; the average child, more than 400 times.
(Martha Beck)

My ex is an adult film actress….She’s going to be furious when she finds out!
(Ştefan Munteanu)

The whole rise of new adult contemporary music and smooth jazz was a nice surprise.
(Kenny G)

I wrote eight full-length adult novels in my twenties. None of them were published.
(Caroline B. Cooney)

They were using the dolls to project their dreams of their own futures as adult women.
(Ruth Handler)

A fairly bright boy is far more intelligent and far better company than the average adult.
(John B. S. Haldane)

Every time I see an adult on a bicycle, I no longer despair for the future of the human race.
(H.G. Wells)

Another belief of mine that everyone else my age is an adult, whereas I am merely in disguise.
(Margaret Atwood)

Another belief of mine; that everyone else my age is an adult, whereas I am merely in disguise.
(Margaret Atwood)

It was my first straight dramatic role, and the most adult, intelligent one I have ever played.
(June Allyson)

This is adult fare.
(Jefferson Graham in USA Today - Money, )

Candy-like vitamins for adult women.
(The New York Times - Health, )

You can't take either.
(The Hollywood Reporter - Music, )

The same can be said of the adult brain.
(Science Daily - News, )

Adult humans also have functional brown fat.
(Nature Reviews Drug Discovery, )

Eric was a 17-year old kid with adult problems.
(Nneka Jenkins Thompson, Grads of Life in Forbes - Education, )

Stroke is the leading cause of adult disability.
(Nature Neuroscience, )

Fairness is a central concept in the adult world.
(Science Daily - News, )

That's why adult children must sometimes intervene.
(Forbes - Personal Finance, )

In 2015, 84% of adult Americans reported being online.
(USA Today - Tech, )

However, it doesn't make a difference with adult dogs.
(Daily Mail - News, )

About 1 million adult Americans have attempted suicide.
(Tech Times - Health, )

She was pretty popular at the Adult Entertainment Expo.
(USA Today - Entertainment, )

Try pairing the adult beverage with a childhood classic.
(Fox News - Lifestyle, )

Charged as an adult on suspicion of stealing a backpack.
(Matt Pearce in Los Angeles Times - National News, )

In adult life, people normally know what they are doing.
(Nature Reviews Neuroscience, )

Over half of America's adult population play video games.
(Forbes - Technology, )

In fact, adult coloring books are all the rage right now.
(CNN - U.S. News, )

This research included almost three million adult Swedes.
(Science Daily - News, )

For an adult, that means no more than 12.5 teaspoons a day.
(The New York Times - Health, )

Or if not their best, then their most serious adult dramas.
(Los Angeles Times - Entertainment News, )

Almost two-thirds of the adult British population are obese.
(Daily Mail - Health, )

Neuroscientists don't know when your brain is a legal adult.
(Science Daily - News, )

Yep, it's the dirty little secret of the adult working world.
(USA Today - Money, )

An adult Galápagos penguin regurgitates food for a juvenile.
(The New York Times - Science, )

Hordes of new college grads are heading into the adult world.
(Larry Light, Contributor in Forbes - Personal Finance, )

There are fewer than 10,000 adult red pandas left in the wild.
(Science Daily - News, )

Indianapolis loses bid to defend adult bookstore restrictions.
(USA Today - National, )

Adult heart muscle is comprised of cells called cardiomyocytes.
(Science Daily - News, )

Former WWE Diva Sunny has signed with adult film company Vivid.
(Forbes - Business, )

The animal has matured into an adult without any health issues.
(Daily Mail - Science, )

In adult humans, the ability to heal itself is hardly developed.
(Science Daily - News, )

As an adult film website, Pornhub is no stranger to controversy.
(The Independent - Love & Sex, )

There's something about being in your 30s that feels more adult.
(Los Angeles Times - Business, )

The former Agency Group rep will serve as vp adult contemporary.
(The Hollywood Reporter - Music, )

Adult Swim says it's turning Mike Tyson into a cartoon detective.
(The Denver Post - Entertainment, )

Turning 30 used to mean hitting your stride as an official adult.
(NBC News, )

And as an adult, I'm passionate about encouraging student travel.
(The Vancouver Sun - Travel, )

Books such as Twilight and The Hunger Games contain adult themes.
(Daily Mail - Femail, )

But even as an adult, she has been reduced to tears by strangers.
(Daily Mail - Health, )

Mickey Rooney's adult roles kept him in the spotlight for decades.
(USA Today - Entertainment, )

Frozen as larvae, they emerge to an adult lifespan of just a week.
(Tech Times - Science, )

Anxiety disorders affect approximately one in six adult Americans.
(Science Daily - News, )

Seen here is a new baby on the back of an adult on April 2005.
(Scientific American - News, )

Bmp signalling is required for adult muscle maintenance and growth.
(Nature Communications, )

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