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How to use ad lib in a sentence

  • I had a brilliant ad lib as I came to: “I think I passed out.”

  • It consisted of a monologue delivered by the poisonous young woman to the macaw, occasionally varied by ad lib.

    The Book of Susan | Lee Wilson Dodd
  • This goes on ad lib., and we were soothed to sleep by those wild yells.

  • Even here, in an embarrassing situation calling for lines spoken ad lib.

    Sundry Accounts | Irvin S. Cobb
  • Well, you look here, my bloke: I'll have fizz ad lib., or it won't wash.

    The Ebb-Tide | Robert Louis Stevenson and Lloyde Osbourne
  • "I needed a job awful bad," I answered sullenly, knowing it sounded like an ad lib.

    The Old Die Rich | Horace Leonard Gold

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