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

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

  • Conflict breaks out amongst the erstwhile peaceful villagers as food becomes scarce.  - The Making of the Representative for Planet 8
  • As Quirt and the Worths ride to the Quaker gathering, Quirt's erstwhile sidekick, Randy McCall (Lee Dixon), tags along.  - Angel and the Badman
  • He uses Mario Belli (Marius de Bella, lately of Savoy), erstwhile nobleman, traitor, and assassin of some repute.  - Prince of Foxes
  • This act of betrayal earns him the implacable hatred of his erstwhile journalist colleagues, who destroy Coralie’s theatrical reputation.  - Illusions perdues
  • As the credits roll, scenes from erstwhile Calcutta are displayed along with the narrator's (Amitabh Bachchan) introduction of the era.  - Parineeta (2005 film)
  • In private, Gloatbridge is patronising toward his erstwhile boss, making the business decisions.  - School for Scoundrels (1960 film)
  • The erstwhile curse-breakers have fled, along with everyone else in Flathead Castle.  - Zork Zero
  • Margaret is seduced by her former acting professor Owen, a representative of the erstwhile hippie generation.  - Liquid Sky
  • In prison, Verlaine converts to Christianity, to his erstwhile lover's disgust.  - Total Eclipse (film)
  • Her erstwhile fiancé, John Watherstone, and Desmond Curry, a solicitor who eventually proposes to Catherine, appear to be fictional.  - The Winslow Boy
  • The veil is soon torn apart when Alexander Morden, an erstwhile alderman and "a free man," is ordered to work in the mine.  - The Moon Is Down
  • Gally soon finds out the truth, when he has a meeting with Mortimer Mason, Sue's erstwhile employer, and he sees her in the gardens.  - Summer Lightning
  • Thakur Shri Ram is the real gang leader (boss of the erstwhile Gujjar).  - Bandit Queen
  • The season ends with Brendon saying hello to his erstwhile absent father on the phone.  - Home Movies (TV series)
  • Louise de la Vallière is eventually supplanted in the king's affections by her erstwhile friend Madame de Montespan.  - The Vicomte of Bragelonne: Ten Years Later
  • Instead, he gives his erstwhile enemy a cigarette.  - The Big Parade

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