ten

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ten

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
n
  1. the number ten
  2. [one hundred] and ten
  3. the player wearing number ten
  4. on a scale from one to ten
  5. [five] out of ten [doctors, dentists, teachers] agree that
  6. gave the [athlete, gymnast] a perfect ten out of ten
  7. got a perfect ten out of ten for her [routine, dive, performance]
  8. count by tens
  9. paid in tens
  10. [section, part, page] ten
  11. [turn to, on] page ten
  12. cards: the ten of [spades, hearts, clubs, diamonds]
  13. ten plus [one] [equals, is, makes] [eleven]
  14. ten [minus, take away] [one] [equals] [nine]
  15. ten [times, multiplied by] [five] [equals] [fifty]
  16. [multiply, divide] it by ten
  17. [rolled, picked, dealt, played, threw] a ten
  18. there are ten in total
  19. finished in the [first, top, fastest] ten
  20. a family of ten
  21. no [more, fewer] than ten
  22. the clock struck ten
  23. at the stroke of ten
  24. [half, twenty, ten] past ten
  25. it [starts, finishes] at ten
  26. (at) ten in the [morning, afternoon]
  27. ten [AM, PM]
  28. (just) turned ten (years old)
  29. will be ten (years old) (tomorrow)
  30. [about, approximately, around, near] ten
  31. [just, only] ten left
adj
  1. is ten years old
  2. a ten-year-old [child, dog]
  3. ten [weeks, days] later
  4. ten weeks [ago, before, after]
  5. took me ten hours to finish
  6. ten [years, months, minutes]
  7. took ten [years] to [build, finish, complete]
  8. costs ten [dollars, euros, pounds]
  9. weighs ten [kilos, grams, ounces, tons]
  10. measures ten [miles, feet, meters]
  11. is ten [miles] [long, deep, out]
  12. is ten kilometers from [home, the airport, the city center]
  13. is ten years [old, of age]
  14. is ten times [bigger, larger, longer]
  15. is ten times the [size, length] (of)
  16. ten per cent of the [members, population, patients]
  17. ten [in, out of] every hundred
  18. the album has ten [tracks, songs]
  19. the top ten [movies, songs, tips]
  20. the Ten Commandments
  21. were ten (of them) in [total, all]
n as adj
  1. [got, scored] a perfect ten
  2. size ten [shoes, clothes, sneakers]
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