Sentence Examples


  • The officers, as usual, lived in twos and threes in the roofless, half- ruined houses.
  • They were sent out in twos, an ecclesiastic and a layman, and were generally complete strangers to the district which they administered.
  • A flower in which the parts are arranged in twos is called dimerous; when the parts of the whorls are three, four or five, the flower is trimerous, tetramerous or pentamerous, respectively.
  • She replied immediately, "Twenty twos make forty."
  • The wounded crept together in twos and threes and one could hear their distressing screams and groans, sometimes feigned--or so it seemed to Rostov.