# Counting Sentence Examples

- "Let's see," Fred answered,
**counting**on his fingers. - She began
**counting**and then reached over to the end table for a pencil and paper. - Are you going to insist that Howie admit to her what we're doing at Econ Scrutiny all day; not just
**counting**sheep births and soy bean crops? - I'm
**counting**on it. - After
**counting**to ten and taking two deep breaths, she lifted her head and met his troubled gaze. - He still felt guilt-ridden over the redhead, but comforted himself by picturing her
**counting**the money, thinking fondly of the great night at the casino with that sexy guy whose name she couldn't remember. - He paced as men rose from the ground and trotted to him,
**counting**as they came. - So now there are seven of us,
**counting**Molly. - I'm
**counting**on you to explain everything calmly. - I'm
**counting**on the fact that you're a nice guy. - He knew it, which meant he was
**counting**on her caving at some point. - Weller smiled and began
**counting**off on his fingers. - Dean had pondered that very question during his sheep-
**counting**hours the prior night. - "Let's see," said Fred,
**counting**on his fingers. - I'm
**counting**on it. - We've got some baseball to play tomorrow; some butt to kick and we're
**counting**on you! - He could spot the rider now and again with occasional glances and by
**counting**off the seconds between points they both passed, knew he was gaining, if ever so slowly. - Mums rocked in her chair and finished
**counting**stitches before she responded. - We're
**counting**on it. - Probably
**counting**to ten... something she should have tried. - She found herself
**counting**how many exclamation points Ingrid used before she read through the rules. - The method of
**counting**the total number of revolutions gives more friction and is less convenient than Repsolds', and no provision seems to be made for illuminating the micrometer head in the practical and convenient plan adopted by Repsolds. - This linguistic poverty proves that the Australian tongue has no affinity to the Polynesian group of languages, where denary enumeration prevails: the nearest Polynesians, the Maoris,
**counting**in thousands. - The total area of the North Atlantic, not
**counting**inland seas connected with it, is, according to G. - The institution rapidly spread,
**counting**twenty houses before his death and eighty before that of St Jeanne. - After an apprenticeship in a
**counting-house**, he led a seafaring life for several years, and became a shipowner and merchant. - Many apparent puerilities, such as the
**counting**of letters and the marking of the middle point of books, had a practical use in enabling copyists of MSS. - The end of the first interval of this length (
**counting**from the piece of bunting) is marked by a bit of leather, the second by a cord with two knots, the third by one with three knots, and so on; the middle of each of these lengths (half-knot) is also marked by a cord with one knot. - Invasions and more or less complete conquests can be ascribed to these tribes without
**counting**minor movements. - Without
**counting**subdivisions, there would seem to be three main schools of art in Asia at present - Chinese, Indian and Moslem. - An uncle having promised him a place in a
**counting-house**at Lisbon, he also learned French, German and Italian to fit himself for the post. - Dagobert had at first consented to the dying Godfrey's wish that Baldwin should be his successor; but when Godfrey died he saw an opportunity too precious to be missed, and opposed Baldwin,
**counting**on the support of Bohemund, to whom he sent an appeal for assistance. - The Crusades had sprung from the policy of a theocratic government
**counting**on the motive of otherworldliness; they had helped in their course to overthrow that motive, and with it the government which it had made possible. - He was educated in his native city and in New Orleans, where he early entered his step-father's
**counting-house**. - It is only recently that the succession of processes which is involved in any act of
**counting**has been seen to be irrelevant to the idea of number. - Indeed, it is only by experience that we can know that any definite process of
**counting**will give the true cardinal number of some class of entities. - It is perfectly possible to imagine a universe in which any act of
**counting**by a being in it annihilated some members of the class counted during the time and only during the time of its continuance. - For example, if it should turn out that the mass of a body is to be estimated by
**counting**the number of corpuscles (whatever they may be) which go to form it, then a body with an irrational measure of mass is intrinsically impossible. - To VI., is composed of 8 redif brigade districts of 2 regimental districts of 4 battalion districts apiece, each ordu thus
**counting**64 battalion districts. - The full number of deputies was 749, not
**counting**33 from the colonies, of whom only a section arrived in Paris. - Hesse showed independently that the general ternary cubic can be reduced, by linear transformation, to the form x3+y3+z3+ 6mxyz, a form which involves 9 independent constants, as should be the case; it must, however, be remarked that the
**counting**of constants is not a sure guide to the existence of a conjectured canonical form. - Thus the ternary quartic is not, in general, expressible as a sum of five 4th powers as the
**counting**of constants might have led one to expect, a theorem due to Sylvester. - The Jews in 1900 numbered 851,378, not
**counting**the very great number who have become Christians, who are reckoned as Magyars. - (ii.) The above operation is performed with i lb as the unit of
**counting**, and the process would be the same with any other unit; e.g. - This is due to the fact that there are really two kinds of subtraction, respectively involving
**counting**forwards (complementary addition) and**counting**backwards (ordinary subtraction); and it suggests that it may be wise not to use the one symbol - to represent the result of both operations until the commutative law for addition has been fully grasped. - We therefore determine the coefficients by
**counting**the grouped terms individually, instead of adding them. - And a shore-line, not
**counting**minor indentations, of about loo m., and lying 1200 ft. - This is simply another form of trade, so some might accuse me of double
**counting**some of my forty-three reasons war will end. - She has counted everything in the house, and is now busy
**counting**the words in her primer. - The only young people remaining in the drawing room, not
**counting**the young lady visitor and the countess' eldest daughter (who was four years older than her sister and behaved already like a grown-up person), were Nicholas and Sonya, the niece. - The soldiers in their greatcoats were ranged in lines, the sergeants major and company officers were
**counting**the men, poking the last man in each section in the ribs and telling him to hold his hand up. - Amid the smoke, deafened by the incessant reports which always made him jump, Tushin not taking his pipe from his mouth ran from gun to gun, now aiming, now
**counting**the charges, now giving orders about replacing dead or wounded horses and harnessing fresh ones, and shouting in his feeble voice, so high pitched and irresolute. - (he again raised his cap to Natasha) "but as for
**counting**skins and what one takes, I don't care about that." - Dolokhov was
**counting**the money and noting something down. - "If you were
**counting**on the evening soup, you have come too late," said a voice from behind the fire with a repressed laugh. - Pierre walked along, looking from side to side,
**counting**his steps in threes, and reckoning them off on his fingers. - On the opposite side stood Dolokhov's Cossack,
**counting**the prisoners and marking off each hundred with a chalk line on the gate. - Six
**counting**Alex's stallion. - She glanced around,
**counting**mules. - He sat back and waited,
**counting**down from ten. - I bet the Watchers were
**counting**on manipulating the only creature in the mortal realm that can battle an Other on earth. - "I'm
**counting**on you winning," he added. - I'm
**counting**on you. - I guess when you stop
**counting**hours and days and just count months or years— - I've been
**counting**on it. - Every one has heard the story which has gone the rounds of New England, of a strong and beautiful bug which came out of the dry leaf of an old table of apple-tree wood, which had stood in a farmer's kitchen for sixty years, first in Connecticut, and afterward in Massachusetts--from an egg deposited in the living tree many years earlier still, as appeared by
**counting**the annual layers beyond it; which was heard gnawing out for several weeks, hatched perchance by the heat of an urn. - The Englishman took out his purse and began
**counting**out the money. - Rostov took the money and, mechanically arranging the old and new coins in separate piles, began
**counting**them. - She blinked and read it again,
**counting**the zeros to assure that she had read it properly.