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How to use sixty-nine in a sentence
This was nine fewer than what he needed just two years ago when 426 members of the House voted.Democrats Accidentally Save Boehner From Republican Coup|Ben Jacobs, Jackie Kucinich|January 6, 2015|DAILY BEAST
The Via Dolorosa ends at the Church of the Holy Sepulchre, and is marked by nine stations of the cross.Oops! Jesus’ Last Steps Are in the Wrong Place|Candida Moss|January 6, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Denied parole nine straight times, he insists he is innocent of the crime for which he was convicted.His First Day Out Of Jail After 40 Years: Adjusting To Life Outside|Justin Rohrlich|January 3, 2015|DAILY BEAST
If you answered nine or more, you may have won a SONY Betamax and an eight-track operating system.The World’s Toughest Political Quiz|Jeff Greenfield|December 31, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Nine new Republican senators will swear their oaths of office.The Democrats’ Black Hole—and What They Can Do About It|Michael Tomasky|December 31, 2014|DAILY BEAST
In nine days he returned, bringing us the thanks of congress, and fresh orders.
Dinner occurred in the middle of the day, and about nine in the evening was an informal but copious supper.Hilda Lessways|Arnold Bennett
But what might have been very practicable for eight hundred and sixty men, was impossible for three hundred and sixty.
He had been wont to do this on other occasions, because the enemy with nine ships was within sight of the fort.
His holy book says: There is more joy over one sinner that repenteth than over ninety and nine just men.