Former pop stars are just plain old women by the time they're 40.
Bulgaria is the only country in Europe where a former monarch has been elected prime minister.
The former Argentine currency was Austral. Its symbol was "₳".
Former Olympic fencing champion Pál Schmitt has been elected President of Hungary.
In former days, men sold themselves to the Devil to acquire magical powers. Nowadays they acquire those powers from science, and find themselves compelled to become devils.
Is it a good idea to hire former hackers to work as security professionals?
If a coach is on a couch that's on a coach and the latter has a driver, then all is fine. If a coach is on a couch that's on a coach, but the driver drives the former, then the couch is crushed and the coach is dead.
Deposed in a military coup in September 2006 and having effectively been in exile, the Former premier of Thailand Thaksin has returned after about a year and a half.
The newly promoted junior manager, drunk with power, lorded it over his former co-workers.
The former president of a certain association has been arrested on suspicion of breach of trust.
Robert Hansen was arrested on suspicion of having sold off secret information to the former Soviet Union.
He wrote two books - 'The prince' and then 'The King', but I prefer the former. My former wife has found herself another man.
Bill Gates - the former chief executive and chairman of Microsoft.
The higher classes constitute the mind of the single large whole of humanity; the lower classes constitute its limbs; the former are the thinking and designing part, the latter the executive part.