Ay in a sentence

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Definition of Ay

  • Ah! alas!
  • Same as Aye.

How to use ay in a sentence. Ay pronunciation.

Ay, and he would have it, because it pleased him to have it-like his father before him.
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Ay, it was Achmet who sought to drown thy Pasha in the Nile.
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He positively sings a requiem to the 'fathers' in the person of the Kirsanovs, and especially Paul Kirsanov, having shown up their aristocratic idealism, their sentimental aestheticism, almost in a comical light, ay almost in caricature, as he himself has justly pointed out.
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Ay, sir: words, words, words.
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Ay, cousin Slender, and Custalorum.
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Ay, that I do; and have done any time these three hundred years.
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Ay, and her father is make her a petter penny.
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Ay, it is no matter.
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Ay, by these gloves, did he-or I would I might never come in mine own great chamber again else!-of seven groats in mill-sixpences, and two Edward shovel-boards that cost me two shilling and two pence apiece of Yead Miller, by these gloves.
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Ay, sir, you shall find me reasonable; if it be so, I shall do that that is reason.
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Ay, there's the point, sir.
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Ay, I think my cousin meant well.
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Ay, for fault of a better.
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Ay, forsooth; but he is as tall a man of his hands as any is between this and his head; he hath fought with a warrener.
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Ay, forsooth, I'll fetch it you.
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Ay me, he'll find the young man there, and be mad!
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Ay, forsooth; and, I pray, how does good Mistress Anne? MRS.
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Ay, forsooth; and then you may come and see the picture, she says, that you wot of.
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Ay, dat is very good!
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Ay; and as idle as she may hang together, for want of company.
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Examples of Ay

Example #1
A poor sparrow on a tree-top, if you tell him he must not have it, he will hunt it down the world till it is his, as though it was a bird of paradise.
Example #2
He laughed in a snarling way that made me shrink, and answered: "He wanted this and he wanted that-his high-handed, second-best lordship.
Example #3
Mahommed rocked backwards and forwards in his delight.
Example #4
He rubbed his hands together.
Example #5
In the prominent representative of the 'children,' Bazarov, he recognized a certain moral force, the energy of character, which favourably contrasts this strong type of realist with the puny, characterless, weak-willed type of the former generation; but having recognised the positive side of the young type, he could not but show up their shortcomings to life and before the people, and thus take their laurels from them.
Example #6
He spared neither the 'fathers' nor the 'children' and pronounced a cold and severe judgment both on the ones and the others.