Sentence Examples


  • Seconds literally ticked away on the old grandfather clock in the next room.
  • Her grandfather knew my father a long time ago.
  • He first asserted his power by literally throwing to the dogs the last of his boyar tyrants, and shortly afterwards announced his intention of assuming the title of tsar, a title which his father and grandfather had coveted but never dared to assume publicly.
  • He was like a grandfather to her.
  • His name was originally Edmund Fiske Green, but in 1855 he took the name of a great-grandfather, John Fiske.