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round figures

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  • We had therefore, in round figures, agricultural produce worth £6000.

    Freeland Theodor Hertzka
  • And if so, about how much, in round figures, would Hartridge be willing to put up?

    Sundry Accounts

    Irvin S. Cobb
  • They are allotted in round figures: what proportion was actually furnished?

    The Bruce John Barbour
  • It is a quantity which can be expressed by round figures; it is 3000 dog-cakes, or the like.

    Domesday Book and Beyond

    Frederic William Maitland
  • Always in round figures, you see,—a child could understand it.

  • In round figures, four such places might be erected for £500.

    The Hills and the Vale Richard Jefferies
  • The 1900 gold production was of a weight of about 400 tons, in round figures.

    The Business of Mining Arthur J. Hoskin
  • In round figures he added another $2,500 to that which Williams had made for him.

    Unleavened Bread

    Robert Grant
  • But is nothing going to be done about the landlords with round figures?

  • Would you mind stating, in round figures, how much you have?

    Bambi Marjorie Benton Cooke

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