How to use Threes in a sentence

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  • Later I said, "Make fifteen threes and count."

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  • It has 12 faces, which meet in 30 edges; these intersect in threes to form 20 vertices.

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  • The officers, as usual, lived in twos and threes in the roofless, half- ruined houses.

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  • The parts of the flower are most frequently arranged in fives, or multiples of fives; for instance, a common arrangement is as follows, - five sepals, succeeded by five petals, ten stamens in two sets of five, and five or fewer carpels; an arrangement in fours is less frequent, while the arrangement in threes, so common in monocotyledons, is rare in dicotyledons.

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  • The numbers go up to five, and for living objects the word bird is added, for inanimate yam, for large objects ship.'- There are other terms for bundles of sugarcanes, rows (planted) of yams, &c.; and sometimes things are counted by threes.

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  • The central aisle is wider than the others, the columns being arranged by threes.

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  • The whole theory of the inflections of a cubic curve is discussed in a very interesting manner by means of the canonical form of the equation x +y +z +6lxyz= o; and in particular a proof is given of Plucker's theorem that the nine points of inflection of a cubic curve lie by threes in twelve lines.

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  • A particular highlight, aside from the spectacular views, are the tricky par threes where a par feels like a birdie.

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  • A body of work known collectively as the Four Ancient Books contains collections of short items arranged in threes, called the Welsh triads.

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  • The wounded crept together in twos and threes and one could hear their distressing screams and groans, sometimes feigned--or so it seemed to Rostov.

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  • Pierre walked along, looking from side to side, counting his steps in threes, and reckoning them off on his fingers.

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  • A body of work known collectively as the Four Ancient Books contains collections of short items arranged in threes, called the Welsh Triads.

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  • Think three - Taller items grouped in threes will create a focal point on your round table and add some elevation.

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  • As luck would have it, havoc comes in threes!

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  • A. montana (Mountain Tobacco) is a European plant about 12 inches high, with smooth, lance-shaped leaves and yellow flowers 2 inches across in summer, the blooms gathered into threes and fours on hairy stems.

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  • Remember that grouping decorative items in threes is a good design strategy, but keep the scale smaller.

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  • In the example above, the blue number 3 is a possible candidate for this square, as there are no other threes in that column, row or 3x3 square.

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  • Then you can play threes on the twos, and so on.

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  • The Threes (Lucy Lawless) became obsessed with dying over and over in order to see a revalation in the time between death and download.

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  • D'Anna Biers - The human name for the Cylon Threes was that of an inquisitive reporter.

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  • The Threes were ultimately boxed and mostly destroyed, leaving only one because she pushed too far and learned too much.

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  • I wished her to make the groups of threes and supposed she would then have to count them in order to know what number fifteen threes would make.

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