## amount vs number

amount number

### Definitions

• 1) nonstandard The number (the sum) of elements in a set.
• 2) A quantity or volume.
• 3) The total, aggregate or sum of material (not applicable to discrete numbers or units or items in standard English).
• 4) The full effect or meaning; import.
• 5) A number; a sum.
• 6) A principal plus its interest, as in a loan.
• 7) The total of two or more quantities; the aggregate.
• 8) The effect, substance, value, significance, or result; the sum.
• 9) The sum total of two or more sums or quantities; the aggregate; the whole quantity; a totality
• 10) a quantity of money
• 11) the relative magnitude of something with reference to a criterion
• 12) A quantity or sum viewed as a whole.
• 13) Often contracted to amt.
• 14) The full effect, value, or import; the sum or total: as, the evidence, in amount, comes to this.
• 15) The sum total of two or more sums or quantities; the aggregate: as, the amount of 7 and 9 is 16; the amount of the day's sales.
• 16) intransitive To total or evaluate.
• 17) intransitive To be the same as or equivalent to.
• 18) be tantamount or equivalent to
• 19) develop into
• 20) . To go up; rise; ascend; mount.
• 21) To be equivalent to; mean; signify.
• 22) To ascend; climb; mount.—
• 23) To cause to rise; raise or elevate.
• 24) To rise, reach, or extend, in effect, substance, influence, etc.; be equivalent or tantamount in force or significance: as, his answer amounted almost to a threat.
• 25) To rise in number, quantity, or value, so as to reach or be equal to; come to.
• 26) To reach or be equal (to) in number, quantity, or value; come (to) as a whole.
• 27) To add up in number or quantity.
• 28) To add up in import or effect.
• 29) To be equivalent or tantamount.
• 30) To rise or reach by an accumulation of particular sums or quantities; to come (to) in the aggregate or whole; -- with to or unto.
• 31) obsolete To go up; to ascend.
• 32) To rise, reach, or extend in effect, substance, or influence; to be equivalent; to come practically (to).
• 33) obsolete To signify; to amount to.

### Definitions

• 1) Grammar The indication, as by inflection, of the singularity, duality, or plurality of a linguistic form.
• 2) A member of the set of positive integers; one of a series of symbols of unique meaning in a fixed order that can be derived by counting.
• 3) A position in an ordered sequence that corresponds to one of the positive integers.
• 4) A large quantity; a multitude.
• 5) Metrical feet or lines; verses.
• 6) A total; a sum.
• 7) Slang A person or thing singled out for a particular characteristic.
• 8) Numerical superiority.
• 9) A numeral or a series of numerals used for reference or identification.
• 10) Archaic Musical periods or measures.
• 11) An indefinite quantity of units or individuals.
• 12) Arithmetic.
• 13) Slang A frequently repeated, characteristic speech, argument, or performance.
• 14) One of the separate offerings in a program of music or other entertainment.
• 15) A symbol or word used to represent a number.
• 16) One item in a group or series considered to be in numerical order.
• 17) Obsolete Poetic meter.
• 18) Games A numbers game.
• 19) A member of any of the following sets of mathematical objects: integers, rational numbers, real numbers, and complex numbers. These sets can be derived from the positive integers through various algebraic and analytic constructions.
• 20) The cardinal number of a finite set; that property of the set because of which we shall arrive at the same natural number in whatever order we count the set.
• 21) A sign or symbol for a cardinal number; a sign 1, 2, 3, … or its name ‘one,’ ‘two,’ ‘three,’ …
• 22) Same as complex number (which see, under complex).
• 23) A term used in the textile-industry to designate the size or fineness of yarn; the number of units of length contained in a given weight of the product.
• 24) Toequalinnumber.
• 25) To total in number or amount; add up to.
• 26) To limit or restrict in number.
• 27) To include in a group or category.
• 28) To call off numbers; count.
• 29) To assign a number to or mark with a number.
• 30) To have as a total; amount to a number.
• 31) To determine the number or amount of; count.
• 32) (do a number on) To defeat, abuse, or humiliate in a calculated and thorough way.
• 33) (by the numbers) In unison as numbers are called out by a leader.
• 34) (get/have) To determine or know someone's real character or motives.
• 35) (without/beyond) Too many to be counted; countless.
• 36) (by the numbers) In a strict, step-by-step or mechanical way.

### Examples

• 1) The huge amount was down to data usage.
• 2) This could still amount to thousands of pounds.
• 3) That is partly due to the amount of money directed towards cancer research.
• 4) About the amount of work for just one day.
• 5) All cut the same number of calories from food intake and also burned up an equal amount.
• 6) He has a track record of making very large amounts of money.
• 7) Your muscles need a certain amount of oxygen.
• 8) The huge increase in the amount of data available on the web is largely the result of the number of people who have internet access.
• 9) We have a limited amount of seats available.
• 10) There was not a huge amount to do apart from play outside or read.
• 11) The amount of people that have come out of the woodwork selling stories.
• 12) We have done fantastic amounts of work to make sure we have fantastic pricing.
• 13) The main appeal to investors is the huge amounts of cash the companies throw off.
• 14) Surely a very long lunch can provide equal amounts of joy.
• 15) Players were bought for very large amounts of money.
• 16) Thus a relatively small amount of land can do service out of all proportion to its size.
• 17) They have the advantage of not adding to the amount of sodium in the diet.
• 18) They had a certain amount of freedom.
• 19) They need a huge amount of support.
• 20) Yet there is an enormous amount still going on.
• 21) There are far too many uncertainties to put a figure on the amount of land available.
• 22) He got a huge amount of publicity and attention.
• 23) They faced a prodigious amount of work and the odds were against them.
• 24) Our joint account works because we earn equal amounts.
• 25) Researchers have for the first time identified a genetic mutation linked to the amount of sleep people need.
• 26) But you might be surprised to hear of the amount of money that gets sent through the post.
• 27) The total amount is understood to be about 850,000 when interest is included.
• 28) The sum amounted to just under half of that year's budget.
• 29) Campaigners say it amounts to self-regulation and will be open to abuse.
• 30) In the 20th century these companies grew by raising huge sums in small amounts from widely dispersed shareholders.
• 31) Upon a careful examination of my pockets, I find that I have not that amount _nor any other amount_ about my person.
• 32) Hesitant ever, she dared not name any amount of the Lord, but that ever present Spirit of God guided her heart, made her _fix the amount_, and then touched the heart of the stranger and fixed the amount also in his mind, and then, by his own guidance saved the letter from being lost, and behold! when opened the _prayer of the one and the gift of the other was the same_.
• 33) It will display the amount and halt the program ... echo "amount: \$amount"; exit;
• 34) When ( "user requests a \$amount user license") do | amount | pending "Need to complete implementation for accessing C# object" end When ( "this does not include support") do pending
• 35) Observations and experiments on decaying wood have been made, showing that the amount of heat developed by the combustion of a mass of wood, though much more intense for a time, is the same in _amount_ as that which is set free by the slower process of re-oxidation by gradual decay; both being the equivalent of the amount absorbed by the leaves from the sun, in the process of deoxidizing the carbon and hydrogen when the wood was formed.
• 36) When taxes are imposed upon incomes over a certain amount, the income that falls UNDER that amount is not taxed at the higher rate — it is only the amount OVER the threshold.
• 37) After Exxon posted their billion dollar profits for last quarter, I think HILLARY's idea to tax 50% on their profits over a certain amount is brilliant.
• 38) PediaMed asserted that the two medications are not pharmaceutically equivalent because of differences in the amount of active ingredients and the variation from ideal accepted by Breckenridge 80%-120% of the label amount in any given batch, while PediaMed accepts only 90%-110%.
• 39) A certain amount is apportioned to each pastoral charge to be raised annually for this work.
• 40) Even if the Tag amount is just a placeholder for a trade and new contract, the leverage swings hard to Flynn for a strong contract either with the Packers or an acquiring team.
• 41) ‘Well, if the universe is flat, this tells us something about the total amount of mass and energy in it.’
• 42) ‘The first period totalled up a paltry amount of three genuine opportunities.’
• 43) ‘If it is prolonged and performance is affected, this will affect the total amount of coverage we get.’
• 44) ‘Lorries were seen as a particular risk due to their size and the amount of chemicals they could be carrying.’
• 45) ‘This value is the amount of time the browser waits before it acts on information it receives.’
• 46) ‘This is in total contrast to the amount of walking or exercise involving the use of the legs.’
• 47) ‘In the first half of pregnancy it is normal for the total amount of thyroid hormone to be slightly increased.’
• 48) ‘Also important are the factors that control the total amount of water in the body at any particular time.’
• 49) ‘The total amount of sunlight energy over all of the spectrum is important in heating vines and soils.’
• 50) ‘Not only was the total amount of tuber starch reduced, but its composition was also affected.’
• 51) ‘The extent and the amount of the work involved was not defined in the Contract.’
• 52) ‘What was a reasonable amount of time to wait for a chicken burger to be prepared, anyway?’
• 53) ‘Purchases must be fit for their purpose - they should work for a reasonable amount of time.’
• 54) ‘Hopefully my legs will permit a reasonable amount of wandering about places of interest.’
• 55) ‘One of the joys of working in Manchester is that you can walk from one end to the other in a reasonable amount of time.’
• 56) ‘I think, if we know we have a reasonable amount of work on the books, we'll take it.’
• 57) ‘There is no denying that one of the major causes of obesity is the amount of food that we eat and the portion sizes.’
• 58) ‘The swept volume is the amount of volume that the piston moves through as it moves up and down.’
• 59) ‘In places you cannot see the spring shoots which are beginning to peep through because of the amount of rubbish.’
• 60) ‘If you live in a built-up area, you have to expect a certain amount of noise.’
• 61) ‘The government had set aside significant amounts of money to rebuild the city, but inflation meant that this was still not enough.’
• 62) ‘Drivers contribute huge amounts of money to the government through road tax, tax on car sales, and we all know about fuel duty.’
• 63) ‘In recent elections soft money has become a way for wealthy individuals to contribute large amounts of money to the political parties.’
• 64) ‘This is important because longstanding disciplinary processes cost the country huge amounts of money.’
• 65) ‘Experience has shown us that the best way to sustain partnership is to contribute small amounts of money on a regular basis.’
• 66) ‘Having expended large amounts of money on multiculturalism, they are hardly likely to criticise it.’
• 67) ‘By donating large amounts of money, wealthy individuals are able to signal their economic prowess.’
• 68) ‘So with the aim of contracting for projects, the constructor spends huge amounts of money on bribes.’
• 69) ‘The numbers of delinquents and the estimated amounts of tax money involved have not been detailed.’
• 70) ‘Careful money management rather than throwing vast amounts of sums of money at the problem is certainly a key way forward.’
• 71) ‘The dome is not the only monstrous carbuncle currently swallowing obscene amounts of public money.’
• 72) ‘Feel free to spend inordinate amounts of money and fund my house survey.’
• 73) ‘It says this is costing substantial amounts of money which would otherwise be used on patient care.’
• 74) ‘They didn't get all they asked for I might say, but they got specific amounts of money for specific purposes.’
• 75) ‘We are losing vast amounts of tax money, as well as the respect of the people.’
• 76) ‘Administration, equipment and maintaining venues cost huge amounts of money.’
• 77) ‘You never know when something will pay off, and for the trivial amounts of money it costs, the returns are enormous.’
• 78) ‘Massive amounts of money were spent helping the airlines fund new security precautions.’
• 79) ‘These will see the fund paying out reasonable compensations instead of huge amounts of money as is presently done.’
• 80) ‘I mean, we bring in millions of dollars in terms of research money, huge amounts.’
• 81) ‘Furthermore, every employee will be given a significant stake in the company, amounting in total to one-tenth of its value.’
• 82) ‘They amounted respectively to £151,065 (together with interest) and £127,000.’
• 83) ‘The exceptions are practically all African and Arab countries, amounting altogether to only a tenth of the world's population.’
• 84) ‘After the air attacks began, refugee movements multiplied exponentially, amounting ultimately to more than half the population of the province, with another third listed as internally displaced from their homes.’
• 85) ‘The orders and output surge this past year in a number of high-technology industries, amounting in some cases to 50 percent and more, was not sustainable even in the more optimistic new economy scenarios.’
• 86) ‘In due course the owners were presented by the Port Authority with a bill for the use of the tugs which amounted in all to JD254, 400, equivalent to approximately US \$375,000.’
• 87) ‘Those low cost products are amounting to something like half a trillion dollars in deficit every year.’
• 88) ‘It amounts to little more than 40 companies working in three buildings in the Liberties.’
• 89) ‘All of this amounts to eight billion dollars in lost revenue for the federal government.’
• 90) ‘In contrast, the typical cost of the coffee in a cup of your favourite brew probably amounts to as little as six pence.’
• 91) ‘It only amounts to one and a half hours, and we are compensating for that removal by putting it elsewhere in the week.’
• 92) ‘The original drawing amounts to only about one-eighth of the total composition.’
• 93) ‘This amounts to some 28 million tonnes per year, or almost half a tonne per person.’
• 94) ‘Traders say it might not sound much but the extra costs amounts to an extra £400 a year.’
• 95) ‘In real terms, this amounts to an extra two cases of cancer a year among half a per cent of the population.’
• 96) ‘It amounts to a huge amount of money and jobs both ways every single year.’
• 97) ‘As one diplomat pointed out, that amounts to three weeks' oil profits for the government.’
• 98) ‘The liability of the contracts of employment amounts to many hundreds of thousands of pounds.’
• 99) ‘Essentially this amounts to a thirteen hour time difference from how I live in London.’
• 100) ‘As we speak, the total death toll is still unclear, but it amounts to several thousands.’
• 101) ‘But the tribunals' caseload amounted largely to dealing with deserters, known Confederate agents, and foreign nationals in Confederate service.’
• 102) ‘Instead, it was happy with the paper's ‘remedial action’, which amounted - five months after its front-page publication - to two mealy-mouthed paragraphs that offered no apology.’
• 103) ‘It amounted, one songwriter said, to ‘an admission of the claims made by the defenders of the pirates that publishers have been robbing the public.’’
• 104) ‘Will computers make trains so massively more controllable as to amount almost to a new form of transport?’
• 105) ‘They are looking at the camera with expectation that amounts almost to joy.’
• 106) ‘This amounts, of course, to an assertion that we can easily put aside economic law.’
• 107) ‘It amounts at the end of the day to the possibility of a bias in the way this Court puts it.’
• 108) ‘One writer noted that it was through such events that the ‘reverence for the flag amounting almost to worship’ acquired a ‘human face or word.’’
• 109) ‘My point was that your comments are simply not amounting to much more than you screaming.’
• 110) ‘I have concluded that the proposal amounts to inappropriate development in the Green Belt.’
• 111) ‘The result amounts to one of his more satisfying films in recent years.’
• 112) ‘The whole package amounts to a curious blend of high power and domesticity which she hopes will win over doubters.’
• 113) ‘Where are the voices of outrage over what amounts to a frontal assault on the constitution of the United States?’
• 114) ‘This amounts to a massive political bet on Scotland being collectivist rather than consumerist.’
• 115) ‘Move the ball just right of center in your stance and hit what amounts to a hard chip shot.’
• 116) ‘So me, I wonder how giving people more days to laze at home amounts to respect for religion.’
• 117) ‘It's just that when you put it all together, it amounts to a manipulation.’
• 118) ‘It amounts to saying that a future pope should cherish cultural heritage above all else.’
• 119) ‘This step by the medical fraternity amounts to a giant leap for the whole country, he added.’
• 120) ‘Could you advise on any source of help regarding what essentially amounts to an invisible disability.’
• 121) ‘So shine the light on all of your friends because it all amounts to nothing in the end.’
• 122) ‘You doubt that who you are and what you've done with your life really amounts to much at times.’
• 123) ‘I hear much about how my sort of gabbling amounts to nothing but blaming the victim.’
• 124) ‘Youll never amount to anything because you procrastinate.’
• 125) ‘She'll never amount to anything.’
• 126) ‘Will 3D user interfaces ever amount to anything more than eye-candy?’

### Examples

• 1) The telephone numbers of councillors are plastered on the window.
• 2) These printed electronics could have any number of uses.
• 3) The aim of raising the salary threshold is to cut the number of visas granted.
• 4) He says a number of the funds closed to new business because they were in no position to take on fresh liabilities.
• 5) First, though, he had a song and dance number to get off his chest.
• 6) One said: 'There are a number of people on set who think it is quite insensitive to air something like this.
• 7) The headline numbers suggest that people are divided over staying or leaving.
• 8) There are wonderful dance numbers and spectacular new songs.
• 10) He trusted that the world number one would spot the winning tactic.
• 11) The total number of aircraft would remain the same.
• 12) This will cut the number of students by as much as a quarter.
• 13) But small group numbers are virtually meaningless in most small churches.
• 14) In fact the largest of these numbers is the sum of the other three.
• 15) Horse number two on a race card can win for you.
• 16) There are probably a large number of factors that contribute to this trend.
• 17) Let us put some numbers into our example.
• 18) This number must not be allowed to rise.
• 19) Our poet would also have liked the numbered list.
• 20) Class components can be used for a number of similar tasks but do not apply to all tasks.
• 21) Many focus on a limited number of high priorities and we already have a big agenda to raise academic standards.
• 22) The bald numbers say it all.
• 23) A spokesman said: 'There are a number of possibilities.
• 24) And the interaction with the customer rep. led me through several instances of Things I Don't Care About: type of my account, account number (I know my _member number_, but not my account numbers), my phone banking password (I call them once a year, roughly, and they still want me to remember a token for them...) et.c...
• 25) This is because the predicate ˜@ (number of planets)™ is true, at a world w, of whatever the predicate ˜number of planets™ is true of at the actual world.
• 26) Never try to find _analytic_ date or number words until you _know the material facts connected with the date or number_ before you.
• 27) Finding that I could not eat, the old lady, who was a "Thompsonian," made me a cup of "composition," or "number six;" but it was so strong and hot, that I called it "_number seven_" However, I soon found myself at home in this family.
• 28) The above expression must therefore be diminished by the number of units in x/4, or by (x/4) _w (this notation being used to denote the quotient, _in a whole number_, that arises from dividing x by 4).
• 29) _Adjectives_ express the _qualities_ which distinguish one person or thing from another; in one form they express quality _without comparison_; in another, they express comparison _between two_, or between _one_ and a number taken collectively, -- and in a third they express comparison between _one_ and a _number_ of others taken separately.
• 30) This would result in twelve columns of equal number of cards, as seen in tableau, _but for the following conditions_: In dealing the first eight cards, count them as you deal, from one to eight, and when any card is suitable for a foundation, or to continue a foundation, play it, counting the next card as the _following number_.
• 31) But I agree with Mr. Kinnaird perfectly, that the concluding _five hundred_ should be only _conditional_; and for my own sake, I wish it to be added, only in case of your selling a certain number, _that number_ to be fixed by _yourself_.
• 32) If I've been given a boring number, don't even bother to do rounding if [\$number = 0]; then
• 33) • Changes are usually identified by a number or letter code, termed the \ "revision number\".
• 34) ‘We also counted the number of words, abbreviations, symbols, numbers, and values in each record.’
• 35) ‘Finding the ideal ratio of words to numbers may prove a fruitful area for further research.’
• 36) ‘The whole number part starts off your list of numbers for the continued fraction.’
• 37) ‘Is it the numerator of a Bernoullian number, or one occurring in some continued fraction?’
• 38) ‘For most purposes this number system could represent all the numbers which might arise in normal day to day life.’
• 39) ‘He considered computation with irrational numbers and polynomials to be part of algebra.’
• 40) ‘According to Bellavitis, the plane does not just provide a means to represent complex numbers.’
• 41) ‘For our geometrical problem, g is a positive number so the first value is the one we want.’
• 42) ‘The real number system consists of all numbers that can be represented by infinite decimals.’
• 43) ‘Hyphenated words, symbols, numbers, and abbreviations were counted as one word.’
• 44) ‘It made possible the standardization of texts as well as symbols, numbers, and figures.’
• 45) ‘We need to think more carefully about numbers and the mathematics we use to work with them.’
• 46) ‘Vedic scholars did not use figures for big numbers in their numerical notation.’
• 47) ‘He is perhaps best known for playing a role in the development of the ASCII code for representing English characters as numbers.’
• 48) ‘These are combined and shown both in actual numbers and as ratios in the bar graph.’
• 49) ‘It is a personal state of being that cannot be reduced to numbers and decimal points.’
• 50) ‘Book 3 contains a description of how to carry out arithmetic with irrational numbers.’
• 51) ‘A child with a math disability has problems with numbers and math symbols.’
• 52) ‘Note that the allelic state for a pair of lineages is represented by two numbers in brackets.’
• 53) ‘She said they enjoy coming up with different combinations of numbers.’
• 54) ‘A brief name description and gene ID accession number is given to the right hand side of each ratio.’
• 55) ‘Sequences included in this study and their accession numbers are listed in table 1.’
• 56) ‘A minimum of one Lotto ticket serial number is drawn from all valid tickets each Lotto draw.’
• 57) ‘Her third round opponent is none other than the Belgian number two seed Kim Clijsters.’
• 58) ‘In a tense final he was beaten by the championship's number two seed Bobby Brook.’
• 59) ‘number eight seed Guillermo Coria upset Wimbledon finalist David Nalbandian to reach the semi-finals.’
• 60) ‘He will revert to the bench with his number eight slot assumed by skipper Kay.’
• 61) ‘At the Munich Lions he wears the number eight jersey.’
• 62) ‘Relieved of the number three slot, Dravid had the occasional opportunity to play finisher.’
• 63) ‘She has helped take George to the number three slot in the UK clothing market.’
• 64) ‘The club has also issued a hotline number which residents can call if they have any complaints about the event.’
• 65) ‘Greater Manchester Police issued a number for friends or relatives to contact.’
• 66) ‘Why not just send them a phone book of every classified number in Great Britain.’
• 67) ‘I cannot produce statistical data of vehicle numbers and velocities to corroborate these assertions, but I have no doubts.’
• 68) ‘Soon I had scribbled down phone numbers of five different institutions teaching English in Hong Kong.’
• 69) ‘When travelling to the US, it pays to remember the combination numbers on your suitcase.’
• 70) ‘I can't abide rock, not least because it has 7 different E numbers in it and smells horrible.’
• 71) ‘If the numbers are different or the label is missing, then the unit has almost certainly been stolen and reprogrammed.’
• 72) ‘Of course, many of my books are British editions with slightly different page numbers.’
• 73) ‘At the moment I'm wrestling with huge combinations of ISBN numbers and country codes.’
• 74) ‘Ham House's ghost tours are attracting an increasing number of visitors.’
• 75) ‘The battlefields of Normandy are drawing increasing numbers of British visitors as the anniversary of D-Day approaches.’
• 76) ‘Simply, step one involves estimating the expected number of substitutions per site accumulating between sampling times.’
• 77) ‘The museum has exceeded expected visitor numbers and hit its 300,000 annual target within its first six months.’
• 78) ‘Five of the 10 harvested fruits were cut transversely to calculate the average locule number per fruit and average fruit.’
• 79) ‘Many departments already have instituted changes to methodology that have drawn growing numbers to literary studies.’
• 80) ‘All but one trial assigned an equal number of participants to the intervention and control groups.’
• 81) ‘Metrolink had opened in 1992 and doubled its passenger numbers over the next nine years.’
• 82) ‘Both airports claim they need a new runway to cope with increasing passenger numbers.’
• 83) ‘He said: " I'm alarmed by the growing number of occasions when guns are used.’
• 84) ‘The airport will need to be able to facilitate quick flight turnarounds as well as deal with growing passenger numbers.’
• 85) ‘The EP has rejected the Council's common position on only a limited number of occasions.’
• 86) ‘Instead, a limited number of substitutions occur at each site.’
• 87) ‘But, such debates could attract only limited number of people and erudite scholars.’
• 88) ‘To cope with the expected huge numbers of arrests 14 police garages are being converted into lock-up cages.’
• 89) ‘However, the numbers have dwindled to less than a quarter what they once were.’
• 90) ‘As our numbers grow too high, we bring down the excess population ourselves.’
• 91) ‘The numbers grow more staggering everyday, making the recovery from Hurricane Charley seem even more daunting.’
• 92) ‘What do you do when people aren't flocking to dance music in the numbers they used to?’
• 93) ‘To date, the duo have sold two-and-a-half million albums and about the same number of singles.’
• 94) ‘The company has ruled out on a number of occasions a full listing on the stock market.’
• 95) ‘It has been reiterated on several occasions since through a number of declarations and statements.’
• 96) ‘All credit to Liverpool who put up a great fight and could have scored through Owen on a number of occasions.’
• 97) ‘This matter has been highlighted on a number of occasions but no one has been apprehended to date.’
• 98) ‘On a number of occasions I have refused a sale simply because I didn't like someone's face or their hands.’
• 99) ‘They have since completed the challenge on a number of occasions for different charities.’
• 100) ‘Stewart has come close to winning on a number of occasions and this is one major prize at home which has eluded him.’
• 101) ‘She said she felt she had to resign from Croft House after reports led to officials visiting the home on a number of occasions.’
• 102) ‘Over the past four weeks his car had been targeted on a number of occasions and has suffered thousands of pounds worth of damage.’
• 103) ‘I've met Henrik on a number of occasions and found him extremely pleasant.’
• 104) ‘An Englishman living in the area was held by police on a number of occasions, but was always released without charge.’
• 105) ‘As well as being a gifted man, he is rib-achingly funny, and has made me cry from laughing so hard on a number of occasions.’
• 106) ‘A council spokesman said they had tried on a number of occasions to carry out annual servicing of gas appliances.’
• 107) ‘The film allows screen time for a number of different dance pieces to be played out in their entirety, much like a musical.’
• 108) ‘They will be performing a number of songs and also designing the programme for the event.’
• 109) ‘A performing arts graduate, Janey Lee will perform a number of her own songs at the Billericay concert.’
• 110) ‘As a performer, she has danced with a number of different companies across the world.’
• 111) ‘As well as his operatic numbers he includes among his repertoire a number of Irish songs.’
• 112) ‘I quit consuming music products a number of years ago and make do with what I had legally acquired by then.’
• 113) ‘He has also written a number of original concert pieces and is currently composing a new opera.’
• 114) ‘One of their number, party strategist Dominic Cummings, explained it to them recently.’
• 115) ‘The Scottish popular press doesn't have a lot of time for gays either, even though there are a few among their number.’
• 116) ‘However, the club are hopeful to have the tricky winger back among their number in the next few days to continue his trial.’
• 117) ‘When one was obtained it had to be smuggled past the camp guards, then passed to one of our number who was able to translate the news.’
• 118) ‘With men from west Wales among their number, they were among the first of the British troops to arrive in the Gulf.’
• 119) ‘One of their number apologised and explained that their friend was drunk.’
• 120) ‘It was amusing to see one of our number downing pints as I don't think I've ever seen her drunk before.’
• 121) ‘So why are so many politicians so prickly when one of their number spills the beans on another?’
• 122) ‘They count a chef, a traffic warden, a prison custody officer and a bank clerk among their number.’
• 123) ‘Among their number are troops able to bridge a 75 ft gap in as little as five minutes.’
• 124) ‘One of our number locked the cubicle from the inside and we passed boxes to him over the walls.’
• 125) ‘It's a good question, and as it happens, one of their number has come out of the closet today.’
• 126) ‘Among our number, there must be some who can bring home to the viewers the value and fascination of history as an art and science.’
• 127) ‘Christians in Basra are also grieving the loss of one of their number.’
• 128) ‘The death of one of their number had frightened them, but for how long?’
• 129) ‘Among their number were old friends or acquaintances who wanted to take a last look and perhaps to take home a memento.’
• 130) ‘Had there been a woman among their number, things might have been different.’
• 131) ‘One of their number, Tony, seemed to have adopted me and was willing to show me round.’
• 132) ‘He had offered one of our number the free loan of his Cotswolds mansion for the weekend.’
• 133) ‘The difference between our numbers in the House and Senate are not that vast.’
• 134) ‘Protesters find that their objections fall upon deaf ears; their reasons belittled and their sheer weight of numbers ignored.’
• 135) ‘Under the sheer weight of numbers, grandparents, aunts and uncles have begun to disown their own.’
• 136) ‘But when has weight of numbers been a reason to pre-empt the outcome of a parliamentary inquiry or cut it short?’
• 137) ‘It is very rare for the award to be won by teams outside Lismore, with the bigger clubs dominating simply though weight of numbers.’
• 138) ‘Leinster hit back with the weight of numbers and forced Newcastle to concede a penalty try with just five minutes remaining.’
• 139) ‘Pure puzzles put Agatha Christie at the head of the field, and weight of numbers and lack of trendiness have kept her there.’
• 140) ‘Weight of numbers alone suggests the Russians hold all the aces this year.’
• 141) ‘Sheer weight of numbers continues to favour players from the States.’
• 142) ‘They overcame enormous odds right from the outset but eventually got crushed by weight of numbers.’
• 143) ‘There were a number of hold ups along the route caused by sheer weight of numbers, but spirits remained high.’
• 144) ‘Exhaustion and weight of numbers also took their toll.’
• 145) ‘There are a terrifically large number of planets in the galaxy and many people say that the sheer weight of numbers means that life must exist.’
• 146) ‘Homelessness services are creaking under the weight of numbers, cuts in funding and privatisation in health services.’
• 147) ‘One obvious advantage was sheer weight of numbers: at both Valmy and Jemappes the enemy was heavily outnumbered.’
• 148) ‘Clearly, the other parties did not have the weight of numbers needed to force that to happen, so we are where we are today.’
• 149) ‘Was she thinking that weight of numbers might help in a fight?’
• 150) ‘Many of the injured headed for local hospitals which quickly became overwhelmed by the sheer numbers of casualties.’
• 151) ‘The numbers of different sizes, shapes and colours available never ceases to amaze me.’
• 152) ‘He was riding his camels along when he saw numbers of spherical white objects.’
• 153) ‘The Germans may have had a fine submarine on paper but producing it in numbers was a different matter.’
• 154) ‘For her audition Natalie had to recite two drama pieces and perform three song and dance numbers.’
• 155) ‘The performers will also tackle solo songs and duets, group numbers, character dances, duologues and slapstick.’
• 156) ‘In one of the program's dance numbers, he performed Topeng Dalem with refined and deeply touching movements.’
• 157) ‘Dance and music numbers were the major highlights of the programme.’
• 158) ‘Chow throws in big dance numbers, songs, humour and chase scenes that play like Wiley E Coyote trying to catch Roadrunner.’
• 159) ‘Perhaps not as funny as they're intended to be, the song and dance numbers are highly entertaining just the same.’
• 160) ‘While you eat, Burmese dancers perform some traditional numbers accompanied by music of their own.’
• 161) ‘Skits, songs and dance numbers will be among the highlights of the show.’
• 162) ‘One afternoon was filled with poetry readings, theatrical performances and dance numbers.’
• 163) ‘In summary: the major disappointment of Revenge of the Lisp is that there are no big song and dance numbers.’
• 164) ‘Intended for comic relief, the song and dance numbers come across as uninspired and robotic.’
• 165) ‘The directional effects here are utilized fully when the songs and dance numbers come into play.’
• 166) ‘The sets and costumes are brilliant, as are the dance numbers and musical performances.’
• 167) ‘Basically what we have here is a nice, sentimental excuse for lots and lots of song and dance numbers.’
• 168) ‘In Glasgow, pantos are a series of song and dance numbers strung together with a bit of patter.’
• 169) ‘This engineering graduate has carved a niche for himself in Malayalam music with his melodious numbers.’
• 170) ‘Chadha's film joyously embraces the elaborate song and dance numbers that are the mainstay of Bollywood.’
• 171) ‘Charlie Smyth and the Cast of Cinderella will also perform a few numbers from their sell-out pantomime.’
• 172) ‘I certainly had lumps in my throat - but only when I wasn't marvelling at the many spectacular dance numbers.’
• 173) ‘The cast were great and some of the upbeat numbers and high-energy dance routines were a joy to watch.’
• 174) ‘The dress was a sleek, black number with tiny, silvery sequins along the low neckline.’
• 175) ‘She pulled it off, to find a slinky black number, with thin spaghetti-straps and a jagged edge.’
• 176) ‘Her friend is one of those people who have no creativity so they just throw on some cat ears with some black slinky numbers.’
• 177) ‘He found the car, a sleek little black number, and slid behind the wheel.’
• 178) ‘Noteworthy numbers were the knitted fur cardigans and the silver foil fur-lined jackets.’
• 179) ‘Last weekend, the Crown was packed with dinner jackets, black ties and pretty girls in scanty numbers.’
• 180) ‘Or maybe it's a racy nouvelle vague number, all headscarves and bicycles made for two.’
• 181) ‘Their new away shirt, launched this week, is a natty white number featuring an orange sash.’
• 182) ‘Made of silky nylon and soft mesh, these little numbers feel so comfortable you may not want to take them off.’
• 183) ‘Carhartt's roomy over-the-head numbers in soft red or mid-blue have equally roomy front pocket.’
• 184) ‘Countable nouns make a distinction between singular and plural number.’
• 185) ‘Human nouns have a distinct class marking mechanism based on number and gender.’
• 186) ‘There was a time a few years ago when the United States was spoken of in the plural number.’
• 187) ‘It has a dual number, so nouns and verbs must be learned in singular, dual, and plural.’
• 188) ‘Nouns are marked for gender, number, and case as well as for definite and indefinite forms.’
• 189) ‘Last year's total Jewish immigration into Israel, numbering some 23,000, was a 15-year low.’
• 190) ‘The military forces number about fifteen thousand and are among the best trained in Africa.’
• 191) ‘Current playable songs number only in the hundreds.’
• 192) ‘A crowd numbering in the thousands later marched on the nearest US base, hurling rocks and chanting anti-American slogans.’
• 193) ‘At the last two events, the crowds numbered in the millions.’
• 194) ‘The scientific staff will eventually number more than 200.’
• 195) ‘By 1920 the Catholic population numbered about seventeen million and included some twenty-eight ethnic groups.’
• 196) ‘And huge sea turtles numbering in the tens of millions flourished in the Caribbean.’
• 197) ‘Homes numbering in the tens of thousands have been destroyed or damaged beyond repair.’
• 198) ‘I smiled and greeted those people I knew, who numbered in the several dozens.’
• 199) ‘In preparing the shows he draws on his own record and compact disk collection numbering in excess of 2,000.’
• 200) ‘But in 2000, Native Americans actually numbered closer to 2.5 million.’
• 201) ‘At this point, I have boxes full of books, probably numbering somewhere close to 2000.’
• 202) ‘In preparing the shows he draws on his own record and compact disc collection numbering in excess of 2,000.’
• 203) ‘I used to have a contacts list that numbered no more than four people.’
• 204) ‘Metazoans inherited a genome of some still undetermined size, but certainly numbering many thousands of genes, from their protistan ancestor.’
• 205) ‘The Beja represent the dominant ethnic group of eastern Sudan, numbering an estimated three million inhabiting a vast arid region that encompasses three countries: Egypt, Sudan and Eritrea.’
• 206) ‘Sources within the disengagement authority say that's because so far the number of families filing for compensation are numbered in the dozens.’
• 207) ‘As the officers tried to subdue Gomez, a fourth man began to assault the cops, who by now numbered three women and one man.’
• 208) ‘By 1933 it numbered some two million, double the size of the army, which was hostile to them.’
• 209) ‘Coffins are being numbered and marked with pictures of the dead inside.’
• 210) ‘The other series, known as the piezometer series, is numbered simply 1 to 104.’
• 211) ‘Intron positions were numbered consecutively beginning at the N-terminus of the alignment.’
• 212) ‘The permits shall be numbered consecutively at the time they are printed and shall be furnished by the Commissioner of Conservation and Natural Resources.’
• 213) ‘The paragraphs have been numbered for convenience of reference hereafter.’
• 214) ‘Each segment was named, numbered, and indicated on the log sheet reference.’
• 215) ‘Marked by colourful posts which are not numbered and which are situated at 1km intervals, walkers simply follow the Km signs, setting their own pace as they go.’
• 216) ‘They have printed cardboard disks that are numbered, and that is how service priority is assigned.’
• 217) ‘Timbers and stones have been numbered and their location recorded so the bridge will be put back together accurately, he said.’
• 218) ‘The forms will be sequentially numbered to record all proprietary plant and services purchases and any overspends or under spends to the budget.’
• 219) ‘Completion of this order will fill the 500 series with the balance of the order to be numbered 5101-5122.’
• 220) ‘Each book and report form should be numbered for identification and kept for three years.’
• 221) ‘Allocations were concealed in sequentially numbered opaque envelopes opened once written parental consent was obtained.’
• 222) ‘We randomised patients individually using sealed, opaque, sequentially numbered envelopes.’
• 223) ‘Codes were kept in sequentially numbered opaque envelopes until just before use.’
• 224) ‘The engineers providing the foam floor forms individually numbered more than 200 panels to match the architect's drawings.’
• 225) ‘The research assistants used consecutively numbered packs to allocate new participants to treatment groups.’
• 226) ‘Amino acids are numbered consecutively for each species and indicated at the right margin.’
• 227) ‘Editions are from 50 to 100 copies - signed and numbered by the artist.’
• 228) ‘All elements are hand signed and numbered by the artist, and retail for \$1,250.’
• 229) ‘And thy servant is in the midst of thy people, which thou has chosen, a great people, that cannot be numbered or counted for multitude.’
• 230) ‘The number of subjects that I could discuss with my parents and claim genuine common experience could be numbered on the fingers of one hand.’
• 231) ‘The few which manage to maintain the consistency and flow necessary to repeated listening can be numbered on the fingers of one hand.’
• 232) ‘A study appearing today in the journal Science reports that the hunter-gatherers seem to be the only group of humans known to have no concept of numbering and counting.’
• 233) ‘You know, I really liked when he talked about this being a time for introspection and sort of looking at what we do and why we do it and numbering our days and making sure that the time that we have here is used wisely.’
• 234) ‘I looked away, certain that every blade was numbered.’
• 235) ‘The Wheelers were the best cycling club in the city, numbering among their members Ian Steel, who made an abortive appearance in the 1955 Tour, and Billy Bilsland, who had followed Steel and Ken Laidlaw to race in France.’
• 236) ‘The Accademia d' Italia, set up in 1929 in imitation of France, never had any real prestige or significance although it numbered among its members a few men of real merit.’
• 237) ‘Weigand got really mad when he found out that Dell numbered Handgun Control as a member of its sales affiliate program, by which companies gain fees for referrals.’
• 238) ‘Great Alardyce is indeed of the same generation as Carlyle, Harriet Martineau numbering as a member of both eminent men's circles.’
• 239) ‘Both Jefferson and Madison numbered the act among their greatest accomplishments.’
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