THREE in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of THREE
Definition Example Sentence Classic Sentence
three
 n.  a number that is one more than 2
 n.  the third in a set or series
Classic Sentence: (210 in 15 pages)
1  She'd never spoke to him before, but Mrs. Craven had been to our cottage two or three times.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER XII
2  I have heard you crying three times," Mary said, "but I did not know who it was.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER XIII
3  He's had coughs an colds that's nearly killed him two or three times.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER XIV
4  All three had gasped with fright more than once.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER XVII
5  He told them how he had found the lamb just as the sun was rising three mornings ago.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER XIX
6  I was thinkin'" answered Ben, "as I'd warrant tha's, gone up three or four pound this week.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXVI
7  Before the next day three other servants were dead and others had run away in terror.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER I
8  The river was not high, so there was not more than a two or three mile current.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER XIII
9  And it showed three white, startled faces, too.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER XVI
10  During three days Tom was deeply concerned about the Judge's condition and hungry for news of it.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXII
11  The three weeks he spent on his back this time seemed an entire age.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXII
12  They moved up the river street three blocks, then turned to the left up a crossstreet.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXIX
13  I took out when the pistols went off, and I didn't stop for three mile.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXX
14  The boys examined three of them with no result.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXIII
15  He bravely bore his miseries three weeks, and then one day turned up missing.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXV
Example Sentence: (203 in 14 pages)
16  Negotiators from the three countries finalized the agreement in August.
17  He sent three scouts ahead to take a look at the bridge.
18  Almost three in four clinics say they face closure by the end of the year.
19  The couple had been dating for almost three years.
20  The three sons also contribute to the family business.
21  She's been in analysis for three years.
22  The city is a height of three hundred feet above sea level.
23  It took three months for my arm to heal properly.
24  It is illogical to assume you can do the work of three people.
25  He is the author of three books on art.
26  The author wove three plots into one story.
27  You've been in prison three times according to our records.
28  According to French press reports, three people have been killed.
29  This play is divided into three acts, and each act has three scenes.
30  The record has been in the Top Ten for three weeks.