HUNDRED in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of HUNDRED
Definition Example Sentence Classic Sentence
hundred
 a.  being ten more than ninety
 n.  ten 10s
Classic Sentence: (210 in 15 pages)
1  The Baron's lady weighed about three hundred and fifty pounds, and was therefore a person of great consideration, and she did the honours of the house with a dignity that commanded still greater respect.
Candide By Voltaire
Get Context   In I
2  A hundred times I was upon the point of killing myself; but still I loved life.
Candide By Voltaire
Get Context   In XII
3  The kingdom is upwards of three hundred leagues in diameter, and divided into thirty provinces; there the Fathers possess all, and the people nothing; it is a masterpiece of reason and justice.
Candide By Voltaire
Get Context   In XIV
4  I am now one hundred and seventy-two years old, and I learnt of my late father, Master of the Horse to the King, the amazing revolutions of Peru, of which he had been an eyewitness.
Candide By Voltaire
Get Context   In XVIII
5  The portal was two hundred and twenty feet high, and one hundred wide; but words are wanting to express the materials of which it was built.
Candide By Voltaire
Get Context   In XVIII
6  At length, after travelling a hundred days, only two sheep remained.
Candide By Voltaire
Get Context   In XIX
7  All the other candidates complained that Candide had done them great injustice; but he appeased them by giving one hundred piastres to each.
Candide By Voltaire
Get Context   In XIX
8  I have been tempted a hundred times to set fire to the convent, and go and become a Turk.
Candide By Voltaire
Get Context   In XXIV
9  I have fought in defence of them; and above eight hundred of my adherents have been hanged, drawn, and quartered.
Candide By Voltaire
Get Context   In XXVI
10  For my part, I have only lost a hundred sheep; and now I am flying into Cunegonde's arms.
Candide By Voltaire
Get Context   In XXVII
11  Candide embraced the Baron and Pangloss a hundred times.
Candide By Voltaire
Get Context   In XXVII
12  Instantly Candide sent for a Jew, to whom he sold for fifty thousand sequins a diamond worth a hundred thousand, though the fellow swore to him by Abraham that he could give him no more.
Candide By Voltaire
Get Context   In XXVII
13  A cadi ordered me a hundred blows on the soles of the feet, and condemned me to the galleys.
Candide By Voltaire
Get Context   In XXVIII
14  They carried me before the cadi, who ordered me a hundred lashes on the soles of the feet and sent me to the galleys.
Candide By Voltaire
Get Context   In XXVIII
15  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
Example Sentence: (160 in 11 pages)
16  The next stage of the trip is about one hundred miles.
17  When angry, count ten before you speak; if very angry, count a hundred.
18  A fool may throw a stone into a well which a hundred wise men cannot pull out.
19  I pushed on towards Flagstaff, a hundred miles to the west.
20  Let us wish you both a hundred years of happiness.
21  One good head is better than a hundred strong hands.
22  Up to two hundred people were on board the ship.
23  To me, you are still nothing more than a little boy who is just like a hundred thousand other little boys.
24  Usually not run hair health meters, accounting for it is hard to carry on one hundred meters sprint.
25  The child can count from one to a hundred.
26  His collection of ancient pottery is turning one hundred pieces.
27  Three hundred delegates attended the Liberal party congress.
28  More than a hundred firemen are still trying to contain the fire at the plant.
29  The hall can contain two hundred people.
30  A good cyclist can cover distances of over a hundred miles a day.