saint


saint
01. Mother Teresa was like a [saint] in her devotion to helping the poor in India.
02. My mother was a [saint] who raised five children alone without complaint.
03. She is a [saintly] woman who is always trying to help others.
04. A lot of people in Catholic countries are named after one of the many [saints] in the Christian faith.
05. Dom Helder Camara once said, "When I give food to the poor, they call me a [saint]. When I ask why the poor have no food, they call me a communist."
06. Benito Mussolini once said that the history of [saints] is mainly the history of insane people.
07. She prayed to various [saints] for delivery from her suffering.
08. People thought he was a [saint] because of all the kind and generous things he did for the children of the village.
09. There is a Spanish proverb which states that when the father is a [saint], the son is a sinner.
10. Queen Elizabeth II has a silver hood ornament of St. George (the patron [saint] of England) slaying the dragon placed on any car in which she is travelling.
11. St. Genevieve is the patron [saint] of Paris because she saved the city from an attack by Attila the Hun.
12. Sava, the brother of the first king of Serbia, devoted his life to God, and eventually achieved [sainthood].
13. Author Kurt Vonnegut once said that what made being alive almost worthwhile for him was the [saints] he met in all walks of life.

Grammatical examples in English. 2013.

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