01. Come on [lads], if we want to get finished today, we'd better get started.
02. I'm going out for a pint with the [lads].
03. Stand still [laddie]; I want to have a word with you.
04. My sister's son is a nice [lad], and we're always happy to have him visit.
05. We lived in Luton when I was a wee [lad], but moved to London when I started school.
06. The [lads] are getting together for a bit of football on Saturday if you want to join us.
07. Jock's gone out for a few beers with the [lads] tonight.
08. Most of the [lads] that I grew up with have moved to the big city.
09. Our mayor is a local [lad] who grew up just around the corner from here.
10. My daughter is going to marry a [lad] she met while on holiday in Brighton.
11. The Beatles were four [lads] from Liverpool who became the most famous pop band in the world.
12. Our boy has gone hiking for the weekend with a couple of [lads] from work.
13. We'd better hurry [lads], or we're going to be late.
14. William Shakespeare once observed that golden [lads] and girls all must, as chimney-sweepers, come to dust.

Grammatical examples in English. 2013.


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