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Example Sentences for "custom"

The custom of putting up a Christmas tree has become popular in JapanIt's so interesting to live in a different country where you can learn the customs of another culture.

The custom of putting up a Christmas tree has become popular in Japan.

It was always Uncle Ernesto's custom to serve beer before dinner, wine with dinner, and cognac after dinner.

It is customary to bring a bottle of wine when you are invited somewhere for supper.

In Japan, it is customary to give a present at the end of the year to those who have helped you.

In the second stage of culture shock, people often find the customs of the new country to be strange and unpleasant.

Two men were arrested by customs officers at the border today for trying to bring in illegal drugs.

The custom of shaking hands was imported to many African countries by the British.

For a time, it was the custom to use eggs as a form of money in France.

You have to make out a customs declaration when you cross the border.

Love matches are not a part of marriage customs in the Persian Gulf state of Bahrain.

In Taiwan, some Western customs have mixed with the Chinese culture.

In Samoa, it is customary to spill a few drops before drinking kava, the national beverage.

A small group of elderly tourists got off the bus, and lined up at the customs office.

An English proverb suggests that custom is the guide of the ignorant.

A Hebrew proverb notes that customs are stronger than laws.

The Chinese custom of binding feet to make them smaller ceased in the twentieth century.

In Japan, up until recently, marriages were customarily arranged by a special matchmaker.

The old man took his customary place at the head of the table.

He paid a lot of money to customize his car, with a special engine and a sporty paint job.

Our telephone plan lets you customize your service with only the features that you require.

It took us about an hour to get through customs at the airport when we got home from our holidays.

The customs officers searched our bags quite thoroughly when we got off the cruise ship.

We had to pay customs on the clothes we bought because we were well over our allowed limit.

Customs officers discovered a huge shipment of cocaine at the Rotterdam port today.

When you get to customs, you'll have to fill out a declaration for anything you bring back from abroad.

A Slovak proverb states that custom and law are sisters.

A Zulu proverb advises that one should follow the customs or flee the country.

David Hume once remarked that custom is the great guide of human life.

Find someone who thinks some of the customs of this country are a little strange.


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