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Sentences with the noun adage

27 examples:

Ignorance is bliss, as the adage goes.
(Forbes - Personal Finance, )

If it ain't broke, don't fix it, the old adage goes.
(CNN - World Business, )

You should breakfast like a king, the old adage goes.
(The Independent - Health & Families, )

Family, the adage goes, is not a word, but a sentence.
(The Independent - Arts & Entertainment, )

As the adage goes necessity is the mother of invention.
(Forbes - Entrepreneurs, )

As the old adage goes, if you can't beat them, join them!
(Forbes - Business, )

Follow the money trail is an adage of investigative journalism.
(The Associated Press in CBC News - Arts & Entertainment, )

Well, the Six Nations at once proves and disputes that old adage.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

As the adage goes, imitation is the most sincere form of flattery.
(Fox News - Politics, )

Rugby, as the adage goes, is a hooligan’s game played by gentlemen.
(The Vancouver Sun - Sports, )

According to a new study, even oxygen may fall prey to the above adage.
(Science Daily - News, )

Cracker Barrel has heeded to an old adage: The customer is always right.
(Ricardo Lopez in Los Angeles Times - Money & Company, )

You can choose your friends but not your family… so goes the old adage.
(The Independent - Science, )

You can choose your friends, but you can’t choose your family, or so says the adage.
(The Independent - U.K. News, )

What's good news for shareholders is often bad news for bondholders, or so the adage goes.
(The Wall Street Journal - Markets News, )

The old adage is true: Cats really do always land on their feet. (Well, for the most part).
(NBC Today, )

Stocks may not strike out after the Fed hikes interest rates Wednesday, despite the old adage.
(CNBC, )

The old adage goes that if you're not paying for a product, then by default you are the product.
(Forbes - Entrepreneurs, )

The first time, you come down for the adventure," begins the adage. "The second time for the money.
(The Independent - Enviroment, )

For spirit makers, there's a variation of the old adage: To make a small fortune, start with a large one.
(CNBC, )

They say the early bird catches the worm, and research suggests there might be some truth to the old adage.
(Business Insider, Rachel Gillett, Gus Lubin in The Independent - Business, )

To our current masters, it seems that the old adage is true: politics really is just showbusiness for ugly people.
(Daily Mail - News, )

The old adage is that markets don’t like uncertainty, and rarely has that been more evident than in the past week.
(Daily Mail - Money, )

That old adage holds true with the new Full Throttle roller coaster at Six Flags Magic Mountain: Looks can be deceiving.
(Brady MacDonald in Los Angeles Times - Travel & Deal Blog, )

Day 18 of the Aurora, Colo., shooting trial was an exercise in the old adage: The devil can cite Scripture for his purpose.
(Maria L. La Ganga in Los Angeles Times - National News, )

The Robin Thicke / Paula Patton split situation is like the adage: Those who know don’t talk and those who talk don’t know.
(The Vancouver Sun - Celebrity, )

Experts say that investing at the top of the market is one of the worst mistakes you can make – buy low, sell high is the adage.
(Daily Mail - Money, )


3 examples:

Remember the butterfly-triggers-tornado adage?
(Science Daily - News, )

Isn’t there a time-worn adage about the unfamiliarity of the familiar?
(Los Angeles Times - Travel & Deal Blog, )

Nothing has both inspired and terrified budding fitness enthusiasts than the age-old adage “no pain, no gain.” Question is, does it work?
(The Vancouver Sun - Health, )

Other sentences

73 examples:

Forget Hamlet's adage.
(The Denver Post - Entertainment, )

So goes the old adage on Wall Street.
(Panos Mourdoukoutas, Contributor in Forbes - Entrepreneurs, )

There is an adage that children are sponges.
(The Vancouver Sun - World, )

There's truth to that old adage "never meet your heroes".
(The Independent - Arts & Entertainment, )

The old adage “money talks” rings true in real estate.
(Forbes - Entrepreneurs, )

We’ve all heard the adage that beauty is more than skin deep.
(The Vancouver Sun - Life, )

It’s a well-known adage: Drinking too much soda is bad for you.
(Fox News - Health, )

Sell what you can, not what you want, goes the old markets adage.
(Sydney Morning Herald - Business, )

An old baseball adage is that good pitching tops even good hitting.
(UPI - Sports News, )

Turns out, that old "practice makes perfect" adage may be overblown.
(Science Daily - News, )

The old adage that you can't tango alone is certainly true for humans.
(Nature Physics, )

So about that old baseball adage that good pitching beats good hitting.
(Steve Dilbeck in Los Angeles Times - Football, )

There's an old adage - if you want something done right, do it yourself.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

It seems the adage "Everyone's a critic" has never been more true than now.
(The Vancouver Sun - Entertainment/Arts, )

New research is challenging the age-old adage that money can't buy happiness.
(Science Daily - News, )

It's too soon to pronounce the adage "sell in May and Go Away" wrong this year.
(USA Today - Money, )

If this adage of customer service seems overly simplistic, it’s because it is.
(Forbes - Entrepreneurs, )

In the case of geckos studied in Namibia, it's an adage that seems to have stuck.
(CBC News in CBC News - Technology & Science, )

There may be a hidden cost to the old adage of pulling oneself up by the bootstraps.
(Science Daily - News, )

An old adage states that a duck bite can’t kill you, but a thousand duck bites can.
(Forbes - Entrepreneurs, )

There is growing evidence supporting the adage that crime falls during colder weather.
(NBC Weather, )

If you believe the old adage, there are only two certainties in life; death and taxes.
(CNN - World Sport, )

The old adage "Beauty is in the eye of the beholder" holds true. Beauty is subjective.
(CNN - World News, )

The old adage about history repeating itself has proven to be true time and time again.
(Forbes - Entrepreneurs, )

The seasonal adage definitely applies to retired Formula One world champion Nico Rosberg.
(CNN - Motorsport, )

There's an old adage that opposition parties don’t win elections, governments lose them.
(Daily Mail - News, )

The old adage “don’t put all your eggs in one basket” certainly applies to investors.
(Olivier Garret, Contributor in Forbes - Personal Finance, )

Ned Yost stands by the adage that momentum in baseball depends on the next starting pitcher.
(UPI - Sports News, )

'Location, location, location' is an adage also true for the European grapevine moth, it seems.
(Science Daily - News, )

The adage “time is money” has never been more true than it is today in our always-on lives.
(Forbes - Entrepreneurs, )

The old adage, 'You have to spend money to save money" is front of mind in Detroit this weekend.
(Forbes - Business, )

The adage 'out of sight, out of mind' applies to utility consumption, according to new research.
(Science Daily - News, )

There is data to support the adage 'Buy in May and go away' but this year should be an exception.
(Forbes - Personal Finance, )

There is an adage that when Sam Warburton plays well then invariably his Wales cohorts follow suit.
(The Independent - Sport, )

One Dutchman has taken the adage about waiting for true love to extreme levels at a Chinese airport.
(Sydney Morning Herald - World, )

Nowhere in life is the old adage that beauty is in the eye of the beholder truer than in real estate.
(Forbes - Personal Finance, )

The old adage about sleeping with one eye open in an unfamiliar place may not be too far off the mark.
(Fox News - Health, )

But recent winners have proven that not only is this adage no longer true, it may be 180 degrees wrong.
(The Wall Street Journal - Lifestyle, )

Apps are better than gift cards and in some ways they fit the old, "The gift that keeps on giving" adage.
(ZDNet US, )

The Saskatchewan Roughriders were reminded Saturday of the old adage that a team plays like it practises.
(The Vancouver Sun - Sports, )

Toronto surgeons have rewritten the old adage that the fastest way to a man’s heart is through his stomach.
(The Vancouver Sun - National, )

Sunday’s Old Firm clash will be the first for many on the pitch and that adage seems particularly poignant.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

The general adage has long been 'buy the rumour, sell the news', but no-one accuses traders of being rational.
(Sydney Morning Herald - Business, )

The adage that encourages people to keep their 'eyes on the prize' may be on target when it comes to exercise.
(Science Daily - News, )

Of the quest to find true love, it is a well-used adage that one must kiss a few frogs before meeting a prince.
(The Vancouver Sun - Relationships, )

“Rule 63,” the adage reads. “For every given male character, there is a female version of that character.
(Forbes - Technology, )

An entrepreneurial company is planning to take a new approach to the old adage ‘making money from old rope’.
(Forbes - Technology, )

A political science study verified the old American adage that Republicans should pray for a soggy Election Day.
(USA Today - National, )

“Learn from your mistakes” is an old adage with a new name — agility — and it's helping businesses grow.
(Geri Stengel, [email protected] in Forbes - Entrepreneurs, )

The adage that those who fail to study history are destined to repeat it apparently hasn't reached the Twittersphere.
(Carol J. Williams in Los Angeles Times - World News, )

The old adage has it that you wait ages for one bus then two come along at once -- but Jimmy Walker isn't complaining.
(CNN - World Sport, )

The adage that a good big ’un will always beat a good little ’un held true in the men’s final here at the US Open.
(The Independent - Tennis, )

To the annual Pearson Teaching Awards at London's Guildhall, and proof of the old adage "if at first you don't succeed".
(The Independent - Education, )

Technically Incorrect: AdAge sends out a tweet about a new ad campaign, but the accompanying image is... oh, you decide.
(CNET News, )

The adage "As January goes, so goes the year" has created concern among traders who see the seesaws of 2014 as a negative.
(CNBC, )

The old adage that the higher they climb the harder they fall was exemplified perfectly by Tesco’s record-breaking loss.
(The Independent - Business, )

A well-worn investment adage advises that it’s not timing the market but time in the market that yields the best returns.
(The Vancouver Sun - Business, )

Proving the old adage there are no easy games at the World Cup, Brazil were held to -0 draw by Mexico on Wednesday (AEST).
(Sydney Morning Herald - World, )

There is an adage in politics that you should never put anything to the vote unless you are sure of the outcome beforehand.
(Forbes - Business, )

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) Colt McCoy doesn't believe the adage that the backup quarterback is always a team's most popular player.
(Fox News - Sports, )

Hardly an ideal advertisement for rugby league, unless you are a believer in the adage that all publicity is good publicity.
(The Independent - Sport, )

This once-popular adage, formerly used to describe the importance of teamwork, is once again becoming relevant in IT circles.
(Forbes - Technology, )

The Wall Street adage "Sell in May and go away" chronicles the historical underperformance of stocks during the summer months.
(CNBC, )

The Daily Show Jon Stewart photo credit: Comedy CentralJon Stewart didn't just stick to the showbiz adage "Leave 'em laughing.
(The Denver Post - Entertainment, )

The old adage that says 'If it sounds too good to be true, it probably is' has finally been put to the test -- mathematically.
(Science Daily - News, )

Growing up in Vermont, my parents inflicted an even older Yankee adage on us: Use it up, wear it out, make it do — or do without.
(Forbes - Personal Finance, )

A new report challenges the long-held adage that significant muscle loss is unavoidable when losing weight through exercise and diet.
(Science Daily - News, )

There will be living proof of this adage in a celebration of international love poetry at a global literary festival in London today.
(The Independent - Arts & Entertainment, )

It's an old adage that location can mean everything, which is kind of true, whether it's where you live or where you eat your dinner.
(Los Angeles Times - Motor Racing, )

When Bill Gates released his famous Internet Tidal Wave memo, the old media adage "content is king" became a mantra for the video age.
(Forbes - Business, )

There's an adage in Silicon Valley that if you want money, you should ask for advice; and if you want advice, you should ask for money.
(Forbes - Technology, )

There may be a scientific basis for the post-pregnancy weight-loss adage, "Nine months on, nine months off", according to new research.
(BBC News - Health, )

It is an old adage in quantum physics that the observation of a system changes its properties, as exemplified by the quantum Zeno effect.
(Nature Communications, )

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