Examples of seventy in a Sentence
She is in her seventies.
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There was the time in the late seventies, after curfew, when a call came to deliver multiple pizzas to the players’ dorm, Gage Hall.
Elamin was released after five hours and is quick to acknowledge that others weren’t so fortunate: Yassin Abdelrhman, a green card holder in his late seventies from Sudan, was reportedly held at JFK for 30 hours.
The shah undoubtedly ran a repressive and undemocratic regime, but his vilification by human rights activists and the press in the seventies provided a new wave of revisionist historians with an easy foil.
I was born in 1964, which is long enough ago for me to have formed a vague firsthand impression of suburban, middle-class seventies feminism.
Then, in the late seventies, he and Tom Epperson, a neighbor who shared his dreams of bigger things, up and left, first for New York and then, when that didn't work out, Los Angeles.
In the seventies, Irving Penn made clean, bright color-block pictures that would surely get thousands of Instagram likes today.
Real Time's format is a throwback to a seventies talk show—with a monologue, an interview, a panel discussion, some jokes, and a closing argument—but here everything is done without the benefit of breath-catching commercial breaks.
Separately, tens of millions of dollars passed through offshore companies registered to Sergey Roldugin, a cellist who befriended Putin in the seventies and who is the godfather of Putin’s eldest daughter, Maria.
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Origin and Etymology of seventy
First Known Use: 13th centurySee Words from the same year
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