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Example Sentences for "former"

Our company has just hired Sarah Poole, formerly with Jay Scott IncI have 3 children: two with my former wife, and one with my present girlfriend.

Our company has just hired Sarah Poole, formerly with Jay Scott Inc.

My former employer gave me an excellent reference letter.

Former President Bill Clinton was involved in a big sex scandal with a White House aide.

Russia was the largest and most powerful part of the former Soviet Union.

When we were in Salzburg, Austria, we went to a wonderful pub which was a former monastery.

She was formerly married to a good friend of mine.

Alexandre Dumas observed that pure love and suspicion cannot dwell together; at the door where the latter enters, the former makes its exit.

Taiwan was known formerly as Formosa.

Istanbul, Turkey was formerly known as Constantinopole and Byzantium.

Joseph Stalin led the former Soviet Union for 24 years before dying on March 5, 1953.

The modern world's first black republic was established in 1844 in Liberia by former slaves and other blacks from the United States.

Directly east of Latvia is Russia, a former enemy, and now a strong supporter of Latvian independence.

In March of 1796, Napoleon Bonaparte married Josephine, the widow of a former French officer executed during the revolution.

In 1567, Mary, Queen of Scots remarried just three months after the assassination of her former husband King Henry.

In November of 1534, King Henry VIII became head of the English church - a role formerly held by the Pope.

The former French colony of Ubangi-Shari became the Central African Republic when it achieved independence in 1960.

In 2001, Moldova became the first former Soviet state to elect a communist as its President.

Blaise Pascal once said that faith is different from proof; the latter is human, while the former is a gift from God.


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