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  • He was only twenty-four, and had seen but little of the world. Cited from The World's Great Men of Music, by Harriette Brower
  • He was only twenty-two years old, and young looking for that age. Cited from Chignecto Isthmus; First Settlers, Howard Trueman
  • She was only twenty at the time, and he was only twenty-one. Cited from England, My England, by D.H. Lawrence
  • When that picture was done my father was only thirty-five years old. Cited from Susan, by Amy Walton
  • He was only twenty-one years old when he became their king. Cited from Famous Men of the Middle Ages, by Haaren & Poland
  • However, only one third of the section in the station direction was completed.
  • She is only twenty-eight and life will be long for her. Cited from The Heart's Kingdom, by Maria Thompson Daviess
  • He had been doing it nearly a month and he was only twenty-one. Cited from The Danger Mark, by Robert W. Chambers
  • It was the only full-length release from the band before they broke up.
  • Although she was really only twenty-eight years of age, she appeared older. Cited from Ragged Trousered Philanthropists by Rob't Tressell
  • But there had been only twenty-two such weeks in that period. Cited from Making Both Ends Meet, by Sue Ainslie Clark and Edith Wyatt
  • At the moment of his death he was only thirty-six years of age. Cited from A General History, by P. V. N. Myers
  • Due to this, only one-third of the original force was still serving.
  • In this way only twenty-two points were scored after half-time. Cited from The White Feather,byP. G. Wodehouse
  • Two years later, when she was still only twenty-five, her father died.
  • What did it matter if he was only twenty-one, with his life before him? Cited from Sandy, by Alice Hegan Rice
  • His career was cut short by death when he was only twenty-five years old. Cited from Elson Grammer School Literature, by Elson, Book 4
  • Only half way, and a bit of a sea expected as we went past! Cited from Boycotted, by Talbot Baines Reed
  • It was only half-past twelve and the sun did not rise until six. Cited from Captains All, Book 8: The Temptation of Samuel Burge, by W.W. Jacobs
  • However, only one-fifth of all published work was written by active service members.
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Words starting with only

Meaning of only

  • adverb With nevertheless the final result
    He arrived only to find his wife dead, We won only to lose again in the next round
  • adverb In the final outcome
    These news will only make you more upset
  • adverb Except that; only this time she came out better"
    It was the same story
  • adverb Never except when
    call me only if your cold gets worse
  • adverb As recently as
    I spoke to him only an hour ago