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Example Sentences for "rare"

I rarely have time to play tennis these days because I'm so busy at workWild panda bears are becoming increasingly rare, and scientists are afraid that soon they will become extinct.

I rarely have time to play tennis these days because I'm so busy at work.

Dial telephones have become a rarity in today's push-button world.

This coin is quite valuable because it is really rare.

Big families are quite rare these days, though they were fairly common in my parents' generation.

Mahatma Gandhi was a man of rare integrity and vision.

Dorothy likes her steak rare, but I prefer mine well-done.

Jean Anouilh once said that beauty is one of the rare things that do not lead to doubt of God.

Ernest Hemingway once said, Happiness in intelligent people is the rarest thing I know.

Mark Twain remarked that it is curious that physical courage should be so common in the world, and moral courage so rare.

Oscar Wilde observed that the pure and simple truth is rarely pure, and never simple.

There is a Mexican proverb which observes that love is too rare to be lost on jealousy.

There is a Saudi Arabian proverb which states that if you visit rarely, you will be more loved.

Parrots, most famous of all talking birds, rarely learn a vocabulary of more than twenty words, whereas other less known birds learn up to 100.

The rarest rainforest animal is the golden lion tamarin, with less than 250 specimens left in the world.

The use of hot water for bathing is very rare in the remote villages of Nepal, where fuel is too precious to use for such purposes.

Discussion question: Talk about an animal which is becoming rare in your homeland, and why it is disappearing.

Find someone who likes his/her steak rare.

Find someone who has a last name which is rare.


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