three

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈθriː/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/θri/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(thrē)

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three

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
cardinal
  1. the number three
  2. [section, part, page] three
  3. [turn to, on] page 3
  4. the three of [spades, hearts, clubs, diamonds]
  5. the three of [you, us]
  6. three out of every [five]
  7. three in [five] of (them)
  8. two or three (of them)
  9. three or four of us
  10. three plus [one] [equals, is, makes] [four]
  11. three [minus, take away] [one] [equals] [two]
  12. three [times, multiplied by] [five] [equals] [15]
  13. [multiply, times, divide] it by three
  14. [rolled, picked, dealt, played, threw] a three
  15. there are three in total
  16. count [up, down] in threes
  17. finished in the [first, top, fastest] three
  18. was one of the big three
  19. the [eldest, youngest, middle, most successful] of the three
  20. (two's company,) three's a crowd
  21. a family of three
  22. in three [acts, parts]
  23. no [more, fewer] than three
  24. with [you, us, those] three
  25. the clock struck three
  26. at the stroke of three
  27. [half, 20, ten] past three
  28. it [starts, finishes] at three
  29. (at) three in the [morning, afternoon]
  30. three [A.M., P.M.]
  31. are three [pieces, parts, chapters]
  32. is three years old
  33. (just) turned three years old
  34. will be three (years old) (tomorrow)
  35. a three-year-old [child, dog]
  36. three [weeks, days] later
  37. three's a crowd
  38. three weeks [ago, before, after]
  39. on (more) than three (separate) occasions
  40. took me three hours to finish
  41. [about, approximately, around, near] three
  42. [just, only] three left
  43. [wasted, spent, worth] three thousand dollars
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