Origin of twenty
Words nearby twenty
How to use twenty in a sentence
Why would “they” want to crush him just for attempting to buy something twenty years ago?Phylicia Rashad and the Cult of Cosby Truthers|Stereo Williams|January 8, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Even the legendary 1980s televisions show Dallas is back on the air, selling its twenty-first century brand of Texas bravado.Will Texas Stay Texan?|David Fontana|December 29, 2014|DAILY BEAST
A friendly twenty-something woman originally from Toronto said it best.The Craziest Date Night for Single Jews, Where Mistletoe Is Ditched for Shots|Emily Shire|December 26, 2014|DAILY BEAST
By the end of the construction period, the number of deaths had reached roughly twenty percent of the workforce.Riding Thailand’s WWII Death Railway|Liza Foreman|December 21, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Twenty-one-and-a-half million students participate in free or reduced-price school lunch programs.Congress’ Gift That Keeps on Giving|P. J. O’Rourke|December 20, 2014|DAILY BEAST
I presume the twenty-five or thirty miles at this end is unhealthy, even for natives, but it surely need not be so.
Before daybreak we had ridden five and twenty miles, but had been compelled to abandon two more guns.
On four bells there are four times as many changes as on three; that is—four times six changes, which makes Twenty-four.Tintinnalogia, or, the Art of Ringing|Richard Duckworth and Fabian Stedman
This vessel, loaded with supplies, went ashore and was lost; and one hundred and twenty Japanese and three Dutchmen were drowned.
I do not think the average number of passengers on a corresponding route in our country could be so few as twenty.
British Dictionary definitions for twenty
- amounting to twentytwenty questions
- (as pronoun)to order twenty