Examples of seventy in a Sentence
She is in her seventies.
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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.
There was the time in the late seventies, after curfew, when a call came to deliver multiple pizzas to the players’ dorm, Gage Hall.
The most interesting, if not most immediately accessible, is Reflections and Meditations on Monk by Wadada Leo Smith, the avant-garde horn man who is enjoying an astonishing stretch of productivity and quality in his seventies.
Long associated with the over-seventy crowd, lavender is the new millennial pink.
After a few minutes, a Black woman who was probably in her seventies exited a nearby McDonald’s hurriedly pushing a walker in front of her.
The Bays have been banking water on and off since the seventies, when drought and high interest rates—and a heavy reliance on a single cash crop—threatened the future of the ranch.
While an outside architect was hired, the potter and author made most of the living arrangement decisions, although Doonan's eye for retail helped conceptualize the overall seventies California vibe.
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Origin and Etymology of seventy
First Known Use: 13th centurySee Words from the same year
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