figure it this way: $15.5 million divided among 10 plaintiffs comes to $1.5 million per executed Nigerian.
It depends on your particular problem, and a bit of self-hacking is necessary to figure out the issue.
I will figure out how to pass on carefully the suggestion you've made of advertising on these sex sites.
The bombings are never claimed, and so regular Syrians struggle to figure out who is to blame.
And I always sort of laugh at myself, because it took me two weeks to figure it out—that it should be set during the Cold War.
I tore myself away from the staring, curious eyes of the figure.
Careless how ill I with myself agree, Kind to my dress, my figure, not to me.
I exclaimed, as we encountered a figure that was perfectly familiar to me.
It was too dark to recognise them, but she thought that one figure was Pinto Silva.
The figure of the girl in the prow of the hindmost boat was blurred and indistinct.
early 13c., "visible form or appearance of a person," from Old French figure (10c.) "shape, body, form, figure; symbol, allegory," from Latin figura "a shape, form, figure," from PIE *dheigh- "to form, build" (see dough); originally in English with meaning "numeral," but sense of "form, likeness" is almost as old (mid-13c.).
Philosophical and scientific senses are from Latin figura being used to translate Greek skhema. The rhetorical use of figure dates to late 14c.; hence figure of speech (1824). Figure eight as a shape was originally figure of eight (c.1600).
late 14c., "to represent" (in a picture); see figure (n.). Meaning "to shape into" is early 15c.; "to picture in the mind" is from c.1600; "to make an appearance" is c.1600. Meaning "work out a sum" is from 1833, American English. Related: Figured; figuring.
figure fig·ure (fĭg'yər)
A form or shape, as of the human body.
A person representing the essential aspects of a particular role.