Thesaurus / fifty-fifty
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The country is well inhabited, for it contains fifty-one cities, near a hundred walled towns, and a great number of villages.
GULLIVER'S TRAVELSJONATHAN SWIFT
In particular the Governor of Adinskoy offered us a guard of fifty men to the next station, if we apprehended any danger.
Done, says he, why let fifty of our men advance, and flank them on each wing.
Botanists have enumerated between forty and fifty varieties of the tobacco plant who class them all among the narcotic poisons.
It succeeds best in a deep rich loam in a climate ranging from forty to fifty degrees of latitude.
This was in 1616, when the colony numbered only three hundred and fifty-one persons.
It may be fifty or a hundred centuries since men, although they were fully grown up, still went on trying to learn.
THE SALVAGING OF CIVILISATIONH. G. (HERBERT GEORGE) WELLS
It was little better than coal dust, and would not carry a ball fifty paces to kill or wound.
At that time, the postage on letters from that region was very high, sometimes as much as fifty or sixty cents, or even a dollar.
THE BOARDED-UP HOUSEAUGUSTA HUIELL SEAMAN
During the summer of 1862 between forty and fifty thousand loyal State militia were organized.
THE COURIER OF THE OZARKSBYRON A. DUNN
WORDS RELATED TO FIFTY-FIFTY
- fighting chance
- good break
- lucked into
- lucked out
- lucky break
- lucky hit
- roll of the dice
- run of luck
- streak of luck
- way the ball bounces
- way the cookie crumbles
- wheel of fortune
- break even
- evenly matched
- one and the same
- same difference
- spit and image
- stack up with
- to the same degree
- two peas in pod
- fair shake
- outside chance
- cut in
- cut up
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