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Sentence Examples With the Word ‘One’. Over 50 Sentences


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One — US. [wʌn], UK. [wʌn]

Main meanings:

  1. The number 1 in the counting system; a numerical value.
  2. Referring to an individual person or thing, often used as a pronoun.
  3. Indicating a specific and singular item or element.
  4. Unity or singularity; a state of being undivided or singular.


10 simple sentences:

  • She has one apple.
  • He is one year old.
  • One day, it’ll happen.
  • Choose one color.
  • Can you find one reason?
  • I only need one.
  • I want one more cookie.
  • One person can make a difference.
  • Let’s do it one by one.
  • This is the one I like.


The sentences from movies:

Well, people think there’s one type. – 1917 (2019)

No one is coming. – No Time to Die (2021)

The limit is negative one. – Mean Girls (2004)

Except one. – Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981)

May I try one? – Blazing Saddles (1974)

There’s no going back from one. – Logan (2017)

Babysittin’ the sleepin’ one? – John Wick (2014)

One pair of socks, black. – A Clockwork Orange (1971)

I just have one quick question. – Shutter Island (2010)

She look like a wrong one to you? – Psycho (1960)

There’s one over there. – From Hell (2001)

The pompous one from before. – Pride and Prejudice (2005)

Which one you got left? – The Help (2011)

I have one more question for you. – The Hunger Games (2012)

One more time. – Hancock (2008)

One prolytic digestive enzyme shake. – Spectre (2015)

One of my favorites. – Meet The Parents (2000)

In one life, you’re Thomas A. – The Matrix (1999)

So no one gets greedy. – Bullet Train (2022)

One finaI offer? – Law Abiding Citizen (2009)

Perhaps I’ll just have one little drink. – Tootsie (1982)

One, two, three, four! – You’ve Got Mail (1998)

I was thinking about growing one. – A Million Ways to Die in the West (2014)

Formula One. – Ford v Ferrari (2019)

Just check this one against this. – The Tree of Life (2011)

Can we agree on just one thing? – Toy Story 4 (2019)

One hour, in and out. – Godzilla (2014)

Just like the one you’re driving for work. – 65 (2023)

One drink. – Bad Boys (1995)

The offense will be paid one day. – The Fury of Achilles (1962)

The one who worked on the house. – Leave the World Behind (2023)

Take one of my birds. – Warcraft (2016)

I was a hair off on that one. – The Equalizer 2 (2018)

Mulwray’s girlfriend, for one. – Chinatown (1974)

Nothing and no one. – The Proposal (2009)

And the other one too! – Unforgiven (1992)

I’ve already lost one parent, Javi. – Missing (2023)

Into one of the vaults. – Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2 (2010)

Yeah, yeah, but Darwin only has one. – The Marvels (2023)

All right, I got one for you. – Her (2013)

One person only. – The Big Lebowski (1998)

That’s one way of putting it. – Double Indemnity (1944)

This is not one we’ll come out on. – JFK (1991)

That was a close one. – The Little Mermaid (1989)

I’m the one who’s going to defeat you. – Everything Everywhere All at Once (2022)