How to use Twenty-to in a sentence

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  • During the separation the synod of Philadelphia decreased from twentysix to twenty-two ministers, but the synod of New York grew from twenty to seventy-two ministers, and the New Side reaped all the fruits of the Great Awakening under Whitefield and his successors.

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  • Every Frenchman therefore is a member of the army practically or potentially from the age of twenty to the age of forty-five.

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  • The most valuable kind is that obtained from young trees of twenty to thirty years' growth, but the trunks and boughs of timber trees also furnish a large supply; it is separated from the tree most easily when the sap is rising in the spring.

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  • With approved conduct, however, he may be absolutely released after twenty to twenty-five years in the settlement; and throughout that time, though possessing no civil rights, a quasi-judicial procedure controls all punishments inflicted upon him, and he is as secure of obtaining justice as if free.

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  • The land in Scotland was now, with trifling exceptions, let on leases for terms varying from twenty to thirty years, and in farms of sufficient size to employ at the least two or three ploughs.

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  • When the agents of the spinners, that is, the buying brokers, by becoming principals in some transactions, had acquired interests diametrically opposed to those of their customers, the consequent feeling of distrust among spinners gave birth to the Cotton Buying Company, which, constituted originally of twenty to thrity limited cotton-spinning companies, represents to-day nearly 6,000,000 spindles distributed among nearly one hundred firms. Its object was to squeeze out some middlemen and economize for its members on brokerage.

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  • In addition there are generally from twenty to several hundred Eskimo, who live in huts built ' of stone and turf, each entered by a short tunnel.

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  • In 1830 the number of annual lectures or sermons was reduced from twenty to eight; after 1861 they were further reduced to a minimum of four.

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  • There are also two direct lines of steamers between London and Durban (a distance of 6993 nautical miles), average passage about twenty-six days; the mail route taking twenty to twenty-two days.

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  • Such valleys are very clearly indicated in the belts of the western Baltic by furrows a thousand yards wide and twenty to thirty fathoms deeper than the neighbouring sea-bed.

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  • The plan was audacious, for the English in America outnumbered the French by twenty to one.

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  • The stone-flies further resemble the Orthoptera in their numerous Malpighian excretory tubes, which vary in number from twenty to sixty.

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  • His reputation for sacrilege, increased five years later by the abolition of many monasteries, became notorious when the formation of the kingdom of Italy (1861) took away all the dominions of the pope except the patrimony of Peter, thereby reducing the papal provinces from twenty to five, and their population from over 3,000,000 to about 685,000.

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  • Sent at the age of twenty to London to complete his business training, he was obliged to leave England in consequence of the breach of the treaty of Amiens (1804).

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  • In northern Germany these birds arrive from twenty to thirty days later than in the south.

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  • After eight years, however, the soil becomes exhausted, and twenty to thirty years are required for its refertilization.

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  • Others, however, on the encyclopaedia of philosophy and the history of philosophy drew classes of twenty to thirty.

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  • Meanwhile, the number of magistrates (consules) had increased, ranging from twenty to forty and upwards.

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  • Land comparatively poor yields crops eight to tenfold the quantity sown; the major part of the land yields twenty to thirtyfold.

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  • They are generally found in herds of from twenty to forty, although occasionally in larger numbers.

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  • The former serfs occupy on the average about an acre, paying a rent of from twenty to twenty-four francs.

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  • The whole bank, which is from twenty to forty feet high, is sometimes overlaid with a mass of this kind of foliage, or sandy rupture, for a quarter of a mile on one or both sides, the produce of one spring day.

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  • Often after collecting alms, and reckoning up twenty to thirty rubles received for the most part in promises from a dozen members, of whom half were as well able to pay as himself, Pierre remembered the masonic vow in which each Brother promised to devote all his belongings to his neighbor, and doubts on which he tried not to dwell arose in his soul.

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  • Once there is good water vapor built up in the room, bring your dog in and let him breathe in the steam for a good twenty to thirty minutes.

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  • Regardless of materials, the skirts measure approximately twelve to eighteen inches in length and twenty to twenty-two inches in width, excluding the cord.

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  • For those interested in lower-priced necklaces, Playboy also offers many necklaces priced in the twenty to sixty dollar range.

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  • Overstock.com is good site for hobos, and the prices range from under twenty to several hundred dollars to fit your budget and style.

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  • Prices for Eastpak bookbags vary depending on the size, style, and design of the bag, but in general prices range from between twenty to sixty dollars.

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  • Since video games for the PC can cost anywhere from twenty to sixty dollars, the advent of free kids' games online is a proverbial godsend to parents as well as their children.

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