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 Meanings and Examples of CENT
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cent
 n.  a monetary unit of the US, Canada, equal to one hundredth of a dollar
Classic Sentence: (94 in 7 pages)
1  There are enough stupid patriots who are risking every cent they have in the blockade and who are going to come out of this war paupers.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XIII
2  Miss Scarlett, I haven't got a cent now.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXVIII
3  I know I've got gall asking for Miss Suellen now when I haven't a cent but--well, it's this way.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXVIII
4  The Yankees thought President Davis had it when he left Richmond but when they captured the poor man he had hardly a cent.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXIII
5  The minute Sue got her hands on a little money she'd give herself unendurable airs and never contribute one cent toward the upkeep of Tara.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXV
6  If I'd drawn a draft they could have traced it somehow and I doubt if you'd have gotten a cent.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXVI
7  And get every cent out of them you can, but when you've got enough money, kick them in the face, because they can't serve you any longer.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XL
8  And finally he threw me out into the world without a cent and no training whatsoever to be anything but a Charleston gentleman, a good pistol shot and an excellent poker player.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XLIII
9  And if I can manage it, you'll play hell getting a cent from any of them.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XLIII
10  And when Ashley came home, sick, discouraged, without a home, without a cent in his pockets, she took him in like a sister.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XLIX
11  We ought to retrench, and not let the city council spend another cent.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER XI
12  But the commission merchants there were in cahoots with the local shipper here; they said they wouldn't pay us a cent more than he would, not even if they was nearer to the market.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER XVIII
13  Don't stave the boats needlessly, ye harpooneers; good white cedar plank is raised full three per cent.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 22. Merry Christmas.
14  It was his plan that every cent of his sister's wages should be paid over to him each month, and he would provide her with such clothing as he thought necessary.
My Antonia By Willa Cather
Get Context   In BOOK 2. The Hired Girls: II
15  He was paid off one morning, and by the next he hadn't a cent left, and his watch and compass were gone.
My Antonia By Willa Cather
Get Context   In BOOK 3. Lena Lingard: IV
Example Sentence: (38 in 3 pages)
16  The percentage of school leavers that go to university is about five per cent.
17  Ten per cent of the population lived in poverty.
18  Forty per cent of the population is suffering from malnutrition.
19  Pay increases were pegged at five per cent.
20  Ninety per cent of American rubbish is dumped in landfill sites.
21  The plant provides forty per cent of the country's electricity.
22  The adrenals produce a large per cent of a man's sex hormones.
23  But turnout was extremely disappointing, only around forty five per cent of eligible voters.
24  The taskforce's main recommendation is to reduce Government operating spending to 29 per cent of gross domestic product by 2012.
25  And the number closely matches a finding of an earlier international study that estimated some 10.1 per cent of people globally suffer from the ailment.
26  Forty per cent of the US population are women 25-65 years old, presumable the target audience.
27  We have to keep track of every cent we spend.
28  A post card and three eight- cent stamp, please.
29  I'm a hundred per cent certain.
30  You must allow for five per cent wastage in transit.