How to use "modern" in sentences with meaning in English and Hindi

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Example sentences for "modern" in popular movie and book plots

  • The youngest, Professor Bertram Potts (Gary Cooper), is a grammarian who is researching modern American slang.  - Ball of Fire
  • The film begins with Chorus, in this case a person in modern dress, introducing the subject of the play.  - Henry V (1989 film)
  • On the planet were placed humans and Gowachin, with an odd mix of modern and old technology.  - The Dosadi Experiment
  • She is dressed shabbily, and there are no modern conveniences in evidence.  - The Invaders (The Twilight Zone)
  • Chip and Lilac begin to search through old museum maps and soon discover islands around the world that have disappeared from their modern map.  - This Perfect Day
  • By 2036, mankind lives in modern underground cities, including the new Everytown.  - Things to Come
  • She learns about the modern art he loves, his favorite food and wine, and pretends to learn the piccolo (his favorite instrument).  - Three Coins in the Fountain (film)
  • Meanwhile, cowboy Will Parker returns bedazzled and souvenir-laden from a trip to modern Kansas City ("Kansas City").  - Oklahoma!
  • In 1982, Roald Dahl rewrote the story in a more modern and gruesome way in his book Revolting Rhymes.  - Cinderella
  • He is put on trial by the king, a modern Pontius Pilate, and is sentenced to death.  - Civilization (film)
  • Additionally, several examples of modern engineering and weaponry (such as a chainsaw and drill) have been developed in the Kingdom of Figaro.  - Final Fantasy VI
  • Because modern technology requires a supporting infrastructure, more primitive methods are employed — for example, horses instead of tractors.  - Tunnel in the Sky
  • The knights amass a large army and prepare to storm the castle, but just as they begin to charge, the modern police arrive.  - Monty Python and the Holy Grail
  • The character that Scott gave to Robin Hood in Ivanhoe helped shape the modern notion of this figure as a cheery noble outlaw.  - Ivanhoe
  • The Tleilaxu have altered the ghola to bring its physical reflexes up to modern standards.  - Heretics of Dune
  • Lucca explains that Kid is Schala's clone, sent to the modern age to take part in Project Kid.  - Chrono Cross

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