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


Then — US. [ðen], UK. [ðen]

Main meanings:

  1. At that time; at the time being referred to.
  2. Next in order; following what has just been mentioned.
  3. In that case; consequently; as a result.


10 simple sentences:

  • We ate lunch and then played.
  • Then you still have time.
  • Finish your homework, then play.
  • He read a book, then slept.
  • Then why didn’t you help him?
  • They played, then went home.
  • We waited for an hour, then left.
  • Then we’ll listen to music.
  • He played soccer, and then swam.
  • She spoke quietly, then shouted.


The sentences from movies:

What do we do then, sir? – A Few Good Men (1992)

Then why didn’t you? – Jumanji (1995)

Well, then maybe you need a new lesson. – The Lion King (2019)

Then you’re stuck. – Soul (2020)

Then I’ll take it as a compliment. – The Talented Mr. Ripley (1999)

Then you can decide what honor requires. – John Carter (2012)

Then decide if you want to stick around. – Man on Fire (2004)

But then I met Baloo. – The Jungle Book (2016)

Turn it off and then back on. – Bottoms (2023)

Every now and then, he hits a four. – Dinner in America (2021)

Then we’ll talk. – Groundhog Day (1993)

It’ll be dark by then. – 1917 (2019)

Then you should be where I am. – The Butterfly Effect (2004)

And right then the guy dies. – The Nice Guys (2016)

Any questions, then? – Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981)

Then what is it? – Scream (1996)

But then something changed. – A Star is Born (2018)

Then the Caribbean for training and tactics. – Greyhound (2020)

But if you run, then your life’s over. – American Hustle (2013)

What’d they call you back then? – Murder Mystery 2 (2023)

Then you face this head-on, meena. – Sing (2016)

Who are you, then? – Die Hard (1988)

Then why did you stop playing? – Whiplash (2014)

Let’s just walk the earth, then. – Knock at the Cabin (2023)

Take ’em then, just take ’em! – Boyhood (2014)

Then why are you here? – Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 1 (2010)

You’re actually going to Ghana, then. – Mr. Poppers Penguins (2011)

Well then, go to the store. – A Thousand and One (2023)

And then we’d have nothing. – Law Abiding Citizen (2009)

Then you’re scared, aren’t you? – The Tree of Life (2011)

And then that moment ended. – Tangled (2010)

Then they don’t need to know, do they? – Apollo 13 (1995)

And then what happens? – Donnie Darko (2001)

Then do it! – 8 Mile (2002)

Good night, then. – My Week with Marilyn (2011)

Till then, it’s you and me. – Jaws (1975)

Then he hung up. – Dr. Strangelove (1964)

Oh, what’s the draw then? – Adrift (2018)

Come along, then. – Mary Poppins (1964)

Then look for it. – Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them (2016)

Who were you then? – A Christmas Carol (2009)

Then I don’t need your help. – A Man Called-Otto (2022)

Guess it ain’t self-explanatory, then. – Three Billboards Outside Ebbing Missouri (2017)

And then let it explode like a reactor. – Ghost (1990)

Then her grandkids got roped in. – Coco (2017)

Then where will you be, huh? – Ferris Bueller’s Day Off (1986)