Sentence Examples


  • The United States produced very nearly seven-tenths of the total " visible " cotton crops of the world.
  • - A little over seven-tenths of the total area of the county is under cultivation.
  • You boast of spending a tenth part of your income in charity; maybe you should spend the nine tenths so, and done with it.
  • Subsequently, it was decided to repeal these additional tenths, the first being abolished in 1886 and the rest in 1887.
  • In 1900 the Birmingham district produced six-sevenths of the total pig iron exported from the United States, and in 1902 nine-tenths of Alabama's coal, coke and pig iron; in 1905 Jefferson county produced 67.5% of the total iron and steel product of the state, and 62.5% of the pig iron produced by the state.