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 Meanings and Examples of TEN
Definition Example Sentence Classic Sentence
ten
 n.  a number that is one more than nine
 n.  the 10th in a set or series
Classic Sentence: (210 in 15 pages)
1  It was rare for him to be up after ten at night, and he had invariably breakfasted and gone out before I rose in the morning.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In PART I: CHAPTER II. THE SCIENCE OF DEDUCTION
2  Why, the height of a man, in nine cases out of ten, can be told from the length of his stride.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In PART I: CHAPTER IV. WHAT JOHN RANCE HAD TO TELL
3  My time is from ten at night to six in the morning.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In PART I: CHAPTER IV. WHAT JOHN RANCE HAD TO TELL
4  Twenty had changed to fifteen and fifteen to ten, but there was no news of the absentee.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In PART II: CHAPTER IV. A FLIGHT FOR LIFE
5  Every Sunday morning at ten o'clock the animals assembled in the big barn to receive their orders for the week.
Animal Farm By George Orwell
Get Context   In Chapter V
6  It happened that there was in the yard a pile of timber which had been stacked there ten years earlier when a beech spinney was cleared.
Animal Farm By George Orwell
Get Context   In Chapter VII
7  Not one of them, not even the youngest, not even the newcomers who had been brought from farms ten or twenty miles away, ever ceased to marvel at that.
Animal Farm By George Orwell
Get Context   In Chapter X
8  Allowing ten seconds to intervene, she rose; paused; and then, as if she had heard the last strain die out, offered Mrs. Giles Oliver her hand.
Between the Acts By Virginia Woolf
Get Context   In Unit 1
9  "The village idiot," whispered a stout black lady--Mrs. Elmhurst--who came from a village ten miles distant where they, too, had an idiot.
Between the Acts By Virginia Woolf
Get Context   In Unit 6
10  The gate was a goal; to be reached in ten.
Between the Acts By Virginia Woolf
Get Context   In Unit 7
11  She gave them ten seconds to settle their faces.
Between the Acts By Virginia Woolf
Get Context   In Unit 10
12  she had written, "try ten mins."
Between the Acts By Virginia Woolf
Get Context   In Unit 11
13  But it is more than ten years since Henry Jekyll became too fanciful for me.
Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde By Robert Louis Stevenson
Get Context   In CHAPTER SEARCH FOR MR. HYDE
14  By ten o'clock, when the shops were closed, the by-street was very solitary and, in spite of the low growl of London from all round, very silent.
Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde By Robert Louis Stevenson
Get Context   In CHAPTER SEARCH FOR MR. HYDE
15  But now the ten minutes drew to an end.
Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde By Robert Louis Stevenson
Get Context   In CHAPTER THE LAST NIGHT
Example Sentence: (192 in 13 pages)
16  Although she's lived there for ten years, the villagers still treat her as an outsider.
17  She doesn't normally arrive until ten.
18  We are due to arrive in Rome at ten o'clock.
19  The article continues/is continued on page ten.
20  Let's assume the company makes ten pence profit on every widget they sell.
21  Subjects had to attend ten test sessions on different days.
22  Around ten thousand ravers were expected to attend the open-air party.
23  The author picks the same theme up again on page ten.
24  He just breezed in as if he'd only been away a day instead of ten years.
25  He beat the other runners by a margin of ten seconds/by a wide margin.
26  Five out of the ten top role models for British teenagers are black.
27  He has never before featured in the top ten world rankings.
28  The town has a population of ten thousand.
29  The country's trade in manufactured goods has expanded in the last ten years.
30  The trip was for ten nights.