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Example Sentences for "single"

The single most important thing in his life is his familyI think Tom will probably stay single all his life; he's just not interested in having a long-term relationship with anyone.

The single most important thing in his life is his family.

There wasn't a single person we knew at the party.

I don't like going to singles bars to meet men because a lot of people there are just looking for a one-night stand.

Do you want a double bed or two single beds in your hotel room?

He left his girlfriend a single red rose on her pillow when he left for work in the morning.

Andr- Agassi won the men's singles tournament at Wimbledon this year.

There is a Chinese proverb which states that a single conversation across the table with a wise man is worth a month's study of books.

There is an Italian proverb which states that a hundred wagon loads of thoughts will not pay a single ounce of debt.

Anne Frank wrote in her famous diary, How wonderful it is that nobody need wait a single moment before starting to improve the world.

Aristotle once said that a friend is a single soul dwelling in two bodies.

The Buddha reminds us that thousands of candles can be lit from a single candle, and the life of the candle will not be shortened. Happiness never decreases by being shared.

James Allen once said, Above all, be of single aim; have a legitimate and useful purpose, and devote yourself unreservedly to it.

Richard Crashaw once wrote, I would be married, but I'd have no wife, I would be married to a single life.

Rudyard Kipling remarked that we have forty million reasons for failure, but not a single excuse.

It requires the use of 72 muscles to speak a single word.

The President of Guatemala is elected for a single 5-year term.

The yolk of bird eggs are single cells.

Dominant male buffalo roam singly throughout their herd, searching for mating opportunities, and challenging each other.

Though minerals can consist of a single element, most minerals are actually compounds.

Discussion question: What are the advantages and disadvantages of both getting married, and staying single?

Find someone who is single.


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