nine

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈnaɪn/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/naɪn/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(nīn)


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nine

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
cardinal
  1. the number nine
  2. nine plus [two] [equals, is, makes] [11]
  3. nine [minus, take away] [one] [equals] [eight]
  4. nine [times, multiplied by] [three] [equals] [27]
  5. nine [divided by] [three] [equals] [three]
  6. a [pair, set] of nines
  7. [rolled, picked, dealt, played, threw] a three
  8. the nine of [spades, hearts, clubs, diamonds]
  9. do you have these [shoes, sneakers] in a (size) nine?
  10. nine (or ten) of us
  11. eight or nine (of us)
  12. a [child, boy, girl] of nine
  13. nine out of every [10, hundred]
  14. nine out of ten [doctors, dentists, lawyers] agree (that)
  15. the [player, runner, candidate, captain] wore (the number) nine
  16. [got, scored, gave me] nine out of [ten]
  17. the clock struck nine
  18. on the stroke of nine
  19. the time is [ten] [past, to] nine
  20. it [starts, finishes] at nine
  21. (at) one in the [evening, morning]
  22. nine [A.M., P.M.]
  23. is on cloud nine
  24. was dressed (up) to the nines
  25. [section, part, page] nine
  26. (there are) nine [pieces, parts, chapters]
  27. there are nine of us
  28. is nine years old
  29. (just) turned nine years old
  30. will be nine (years old) (tomorrow)
  31. a nine-year-old [child, dog]
  32. nine [weeks, days] later
  33. nine weeks [ago, before, after]
  34. on (more) than nine (separate) occasions
  35. took me nine hours to [finish, do, make]
  36. (seem to) have nine lives
  37. [about, approximately, around, near] nine
  38. [just, only] nine left
  39. [wasted, spent, worth] nine thousand dollars
  40. is nine tenths of the law
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