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Stores that are over a year old saw a ten percent increase in sales over the previous November.

As the old saw goes, Israelis love immigration, but not immigrants.

It's an old saw that no Republican has won the White House without winning Ohio.

So I went and got the bag of meal and my old saw out of the canoe, and fetched them to the house.

There is an old saw-mill on the creek, which was used as a hospital by the Twelfth Corps during the battle.

The soft tan bark was even more suitable for tumbling, leaping and jumping than the old saw-dust ring on the commons.

I had rather a remarkable illustration of the old saw this morning.

That is the revised version of an old saw, and I like it better.


On this page you'll find 34 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to old-saw, such as: banal, corny, stale, threadbare, timeworn, and trite.

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