Examples of forefather in a Sentence
our forefathers bought this farm, and our family has worked it for three generations
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If that’s cause for eviction, our forefathers might never have sat in the same room together.
In other words, just following what our forefathers intended, and not trying to reinterpret that or add to that?
Since July celebrates America’s birthday, why not commemorate in the city where our forefathers made history.
The two-in-one show sometimes coasted on a lot of nostalgia, including audience-baiting résumé shout-outs and a salute to other hip-hop forefathers during the Melle Mel and Scorpio set that culminated with a dance break soundtracked by Run-DMC.
Some scholars believe that the confederacy served as a model for the forefathers who crafted the United States government.
But the forefather of this new genre of show is The New York Times podcast The Daily, which launched in January 2017 and now gets 1.1 million downloads every weekday.
Many of our foremothers and forefathers embraced the brilliant outdoor lifestyle SoCal offered, and have left us with gardens, historic structures with sprawling grounds, and beaches that can’t be beat.
The nation’s forefather craft brewery, Anchor Brewing, belonged to Fritz Maytag, who, like John Hall, was a child of means from small‐town Iowa.
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FOREFATHER Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of forefather for English Language Learners
: a person (especially a man) who was in your family in past times
: a person (especially a man) from an earlier time who helped to create or start something modern or important
FOREFATHER Defined for Kids
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