Sentence Examples


  • Compared to their Victorian forebears, today's local administrations lack the powers to govern in the round.
  • He said his own forebears had come from central Europe in a previous wave of immigration, no doubt to escape persecution.
  • However, nothing quite beats the thrill of suddenly finding a forebear on a film or handling a document signed by a great-great-great-grandfather.
  • In his reply the Imam accuses him of enmity toward the prophets and of the love of his pagan forebears.
  • One of the achievements of our spiritual forebears was to embody love.

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