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Example Sentences for "decade"

Even decades after his death, movie star John Wayne still ranks among America's top five favorite male film starsThe 1960s were considered to be a decade of great change in our culture.

Even decades after his death, movie star John Wayne still ranks among America's top five favorite male film stars.

Technology is changing so fast that a computer bought a decade ago for thousands of dollars is totally worthless today.

This year's crop of grapes is expected to produce the finest wine in a decade.

Without protection, tigers could disappear from their natural environment in the next decade.

Her acting career spanned several decades and attracted fans of all ages.

Japan was able to rebuild itself into a powerful manufacturing economy during the early postwar decades.

For decades, the West Bank and Gaza Strip have been a source of conflict between the Israelis and the Palestinians.

The Tunisian government has plans to gradually remove barriers to trade with the European Union over the next decade.

A Chinese proverb notes that if you are planning for a year, sow rice; if you are planning for a decade, plant trees; if you are planning for a lifetime, educate people.

In 1961, John Kennedy said in a speech, I believe this nation should commit itself to achieving the goal, before this decade is out, of landing a man on the moon, and returning him safely to the Earth.

Anthony Robbins once noted that once you have mastered time, you will understand how true it is that most people overestimate what they can accomplish in a year - and underestimate what they can achieve in a decade!

It will take decades for the country to recover from the war.

Studies show that the world's governments spent $21,000 billion on the military in the three decades from 1960 to 1990.

Discussion question: What are the principal music and fashion trends of this decade?

Find someone who has lived for more than two decades.


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