OLD in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of OLD
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old
 a.  of long duration; not new
 a.  skilled through long experience
Classic Sentence: (202 in 14 pages)
1  Then the old man's face wrinkled itself slowly into a new expression.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
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2  She liked old Ben Weatherstaff.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
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3  He is twelve years old, she explained.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
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4  Ben Weatherstaff's face twisted itself in a dry old smile.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
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5  "I'm no one," said old Ben dryly.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
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6  I never knew I lived in such a big queer old place.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
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7  The old lady whirled round, and snatched her skirts out of danger.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
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8  Can't learn an old dog new tricks, as the saying is.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
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9  Consound it, Tom Sawyer, you're just old pie, 'long-side o' what I am.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
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10  This phase filled the old lady's heart with consternation.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
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11  Mary had been rather tired of the old ones.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
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12  It was a lonely place, and an hour made solemn by old traditions.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
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13  Good, thought Huck, they will bury it in the old quarry.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
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14  Well, then, the old thing commenced again.
Adventures of Huckleberry Finn By Mark Twain
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15  That pleased the old man till he couldn't rest.
Adventures of Huckleberry Finn By Mark Twain
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Example Sentence: (202 in 14 pages)
16  I was twenty years old and ready for anything.
17  A young twig is easier twisted than an old tree.
18  A man is not old as long as he is seeking something.
19  A third heart attack finally finished off the old man.
20  We've created a beautiful new house from an old ruin.
21  The old woman doddered from the bed to the table.
22  This old bed has a copper frame.
23  Thought I'd take the old man out for a drink tonight.
24  The meat was as tough as old boots.
25  The old town on the hill had a wall right round it.
26  There is an old pine tree in front of the house.
27  He cut away the old branches from the tree.
28  Try not to revert to your old eating habits.
29  Poverty on an old man's back is a heavy burden.
30  A man is not old until regrets take the place of dreams.