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 Meanings and Examples of ADAGE
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adage
 n.  wise saying; brief familiar proverb; expression of popular wisdom
Classic Sentence:
1  There must always be two parties to a quarrel, says the old adage.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
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Example Sentence:
1  After reflecting on how I felt a year ago during the election itself and how I feel now, I do have to say that the old adage is true: governing is harder than campaigning.
2  An aphorism differs from an adage in that it is more philosophical or scientific.
3  Egypt's famous revolution of 2011 now faces profound challenges, but it did bring democratic institutions: two referendums, and three elections, all largely free and fair and, so the adage goes, all won by the Muslim Brotherhood and its Freedom and Justice Party (FJP).
4  Forget the old adage about non-stop bicycling; the growing Community badly needs a decade of constitutional calm.