Before the electricity went out, the radio announced that there would be a three meters high tsunami.
I have found that super-productive days are usually followed by two and even three days when I can hardly write a word.
Worse than third place in Iowa will make it difficult for any of the three to go on much longer.
“I am dying for the love of three Greek girls at Athens, sisters,” he wrote his friend Henry Drury in 1810.
The other three rounds found their mark as the two SEALs fired as one.
There were only three houses of a more pretentious sort, built of wood.
There was a moment's silence during which the three stared at the Elephant.
Boil them about three quarters of an hour, or till quits tender.
He can handle fifteen hundred men better'n I handle my three.
And if they are asked why, they answer: ‘There are three great evils in our district!’
Old English þreo, fem. and neuter (masc. þri, þrie), from Proto-Germanic *thrijiz (cf. Old Frisian thre, Middle Dutch and Dutch drie, Old High German dri, German drei, Old Norse þrir, Danish tre), from PIE *tris- (cf. Sanskrit trayas, Avestan thri, Greek treis, Latin tres, Lithuanian trys, Old Church Slavonic trye, Irisn and Welsh tri "three").
3-D first attested 1952, abbreviation of three-dimensional (1878). Three-piece suit is recorded from 1909. Three cheers for ______ is recorded from 1751. Three-martini lunch is attested from 1972. Three-ring circus first recorded 1898. Three-sixty "complete turnaround" is from 1927, originally among aviators, in reference to the number of degrees in a full circle. Three musketeers translates French les trois mousquetaires, title of an 1844 novel by Alexandre Dumas père.