Examples of omen in a Sentence
They regarded the win as a good omen for the team.
omens of things to come
Recent Examples of omen from the Web
Recent dealings between both clubs have seen Javier Mascherano, as well as Luis Suarez, make the switch from Liverpool to Barcelona, which proved to be good omens.
As a good omen, the store hadn’t even been open for six hours before Karl Lagerfeld passed by, and the Instagram account has amassed nearly 9,000 followers in a short period of time.
Michael loses his phone, a bad omen if ever there were one.
Before her arrival, senior White House aides witnessed an odd scene that some saw as an omen for the visit.
All of which seems like an ill omen as official Washington returns this week with a series of legislative must-dos that would daunt even an executive and legislative branch operating in perfect harmony.
The ancient Chinese and the Babylonians believed that solar eclipses were bad omens for kings and rulers.
But Tillerson’s struggles to align himself with the White House are still a bad omen for any successor.
The fact that both were still standing at the end of the Panthers’ 31-24 victory is a good omen for the team’s playoff push.
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Origin and Etymology of omen
First Known Use: 1582See Words from the same year
straw in the wind;
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