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preposition as in by means of

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Added to drinking water at concentrations of around one part per million, fluoride ions stick to dental plaque.

During an emergency that ratio could be allowed to drop to 8.5 people per orbit.

Well over a thousand holes in, I average less than four strokes per hole.

At least one child in CAR has been killed or gravely injured per day, and 10,000 have been recruited into militant groups.

Bitcoin began 2013 with a roaring price of $770 per unit, and businesses right and left were converting to the ethereal product.

I doubt that thirty persons per day are carried into or brought out of it by all public conveyances whatever.

The Act permits member banks to accept an amount of bills not exceeding 50 per cent.

At this period it brought enormous prices, the finest selling at from fifteen to eighteen shillings per pound.

In 1205 wheat was worth 12 pence per bushel, which was cheap, as there had been some years of famine previous thereto.

We did not talk much about the past at dinner, except—ah me, how bitterly we regretted our 10 per cent.


On this page you'll find 20 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to per, such as: according to, by, by means of, contained in each, for each one, and for every.

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