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 Meanings and Examples of FIVE
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five
 n.  a number that is one more than four
 n.  the fifth in a set or series
Classic Sentence: (210 in 15 pages)
1  We have, each of us in his pocket, five or six millions in diamonds; you are more clever than I; you must go and bring Miss Cunegonde from Buenos Ayres.
Candide By Voltaire
Get Context   In XIX
2  The other five kings listened to this speech with generous compassion.
Candide By Voltaire
Get Context   In XXVI
3  On board this galley there were four young men from Marseilles, five Neapolitan priests, and two monks from Corfu, who told us similar adventures happened daily.
Candide By Voltaire
Get Context   In XXVIII
4  There are thirty-six of you, in five or six small rooms.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER II—M. MYRIEL BECOMES M. WELCOME
5  His sister was in receipt of a yearly income of five hundred francs, which sufficed for her personal wants at the vicarage.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER II—M. MYRIEL BECOMES M. WELCOME
6  He left behind him five or six very curious manuscripts; among others, a dissertation on this verse in Genesis, In the beginning, the spirit of God floated upon the waters.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER V—MONSEIGNEUR BIENVENU MADE HIS CASSOCKS LAST TOO...
7  Outside of five or six immense exceptions, which compose the splendor of a century, contemporary admiration is nothing but short-sightedness.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER XII—THE SOLITUDE OF MONSEIGNEUR WELCOME
8  This glory of the Labarre of the Three Dauphins was reflected upon the Labarre of the Cross of Colbas, at a distance of five and twenty leagues.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER I—THE EVENING OF A DAY OF WALKING
9  This case, provided for by a special code, was punished by an addition of five years, two of them in the double chain.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER VI—JEAN VALJEAN
10  English statistics prove the fact that four thefts out of five in London have hunger for their immediate cause.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER VI—JEAN VALJEAN
11  Jean Valjean seized two more coins of five francs each with violence, and gave them to the priest.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER XIII—LITTLE GERVAIS
12  That is why they rose at five o'clock in the morning.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 3: CHAPTER III—FOUR AND FOUR
13  This was the state which the shepherd idyl, begun at five o'clock in the morning, had reached at half-past four in the afternoon.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 3: CHAPTER V—AT BOMBARDA'S
14  At the hour when you read this, five fiery horses will be bearing us to our papas and mammas.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 3: CHAPTER IX—A MERRY END TO MIRTH
15  It was evident that his ribs would be broken in five minutes more.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 5: CHAPTER VI—FATHER FAUCHELEVENT
Example Sentence: (188 in 13 pages)
16  For five weeks they zoomed around Europe.
17  Britain has a dozen warships in the area, with a total of five thousand military personnel altogether.
18  His total score was one hundred and fifty five.
19  He wouldn't last five minutes in the police force - it's far too tough for him.
20  The trade balance has been in deficit for the past five years.
21  They used five tons of dynamite to blow up the rock.
22  Employers usually decide within five minutes whether someone is suitable for the job.
23  Up to five million people a year visit the county.
24  You must wait for five more days.
25  The apartment house where John lives is five stories high and he lives in one of the upper storeys.
26  Afterwards he spent five minutes with the President of whom he is an unashamed admirer.
27  He that will thrive must rise at five.
28  He prophesied that within five years his opponent would either be dead or in prison.
29  The female worker has been employed for five months.
30  The clock is five minutes behind.