the stream widens into a mere where hundreds of geese gather
They spoke of girls whom a mere day ago were their friends, supposedly best inseparable ones at that.
Our ideas today of discourse and archives must be radically modified and can no longer be defined as Foucault painstakingly tried to describe them a mere two decades ago.
A mere decade ago, we were all stupid, docile sheep.
Immediately he recalled the events that had just taken place mere days ago.
Sure, I'm stating the obvious, but it wasn't this way a mere year ago, was it?
The cause of her current angst came from the collapsing of her younger brother inside their home a mere three days ago.
Was it a mere decade ago he was teaching me about history?
A decade ago a mere palm full of gel or mousse used to tame your locks into submission for the weekend.
It somehow reminded her so much of feelings that had only slipped through her fingers mere weeks ago.