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

 

Only — US. [ˈəʊnlɪ], UK. [ˈəʊnlɪ]

Main meanings:

  1. Solely or exclusively
  2. Merely or just
  3. A limitation or restriction on something or someone
  4. Expressing emphasis or emphasis on the uniqueness or exceptional quality of something or someone.

 

10 simple sentences:

  • She only wants dessert.
  • We have only one chance.
  • He’s the only option available.
  • I can only imagine.
  • They only arrived yesterday.
  • She’s only 5 years old.
  • Only you can help.
  • He’s only a beginner.
  • I only have two dollars.
  • Do you speak only English?

 

The sentences from movies:

It’s for men only. – Fight Club (1999)

If I only had more time. – Back to the Future (1985)

And I only accept cash. – American Beauty (1999)

It is the only way. – Star Wars: Episode V – The Empire Strikes Back (1980)

One person only. – The Big Lebowski (1998)

Only truth. – V for Vendetta (2006)

Only once. – Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels (1998)

Maybe he only speaks whale. – Finding Nemo (2003)

Only my imagination. – Home Alone (1990)

Right side only! – Titanic (1997)

But one night only. – Shrek (2001)

Only objects of equal size. – Terminator 2: Judgment Day (1991)

One page only. – Braveheart (1995)

No, video only. – The Mauritanian (2021)

Only one guy? – Superbad (2007)

Harold’s my only child. – Requiem for a Dream (2000)

She was only six! – Monsters, Inc. (2001)

Well only if you’re not busy. – The Hangover Part II (2011)

It’s only an air rifle. – Hot Fuzz (2007)

It’s only overnight. – The Boss Baby (2017)

This is only a first, crude effort. – Iron Man (2008)

Only cops talk that way. – Goodfellas (1990)

No, only kidding! – Love Actually (2003)

I’ve only just got up. – The Father (2020)

Only for revenge. – Memento (2001)

Only four golden tickets left. – Charlie and the Chocolate Factory (2005)

They only see what they wanna see. – The Sixth Sense (1999)

She only counts nine. – One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest (1975)

It’s only a day away. – Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind (2004)

That’s the only difference. – Slumdog Millionaire (2009)

Death is only the beginning. – The Mummy (1999)

Customers only. – This Is the End (2013)

Only for bargains. – Midnight in Paris (2011)

The only interpreter we got is in Newark. – The Terminal (2004)

You’re not the only one. – Knocked Up (2007)

Last night, I was only human. – Bruce Almighty (2003)

Only for the moment. – The Shining (1980)

This score is only temporary. – Jurassic Park (1993)

The only reason I went was because of her. – Gran Torino (2009)

This planet only has one. – District 9 (2009)

That only makes people. – A Thousand and One (2023)

She was the only applicant. – Thor (2011)