at the outside

idiom

: at the most : at the greatest amount or limit
The crowd numbered 10,000 at the outside.
It took him an hour at the outside to finish.

Examples of at the outside in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web But as the chatter gets louder with each day leading up to the NBA trade deadline on Feb. 8, the forward just shrugs at the outside noise. Roderick Boone, Charlotte Observer, 26 Jan. 2024 Bring your lunch or snack on the hike and eat at the outside picnic tables while enjoying the spectacular views of San Francisco, the bay and the Tiburon Peninsula. Jim Holden, The Mercury News, 22 Jan. 2024 News cameras then spent much of Thursday trained at the outside of the California courtroom where Hunter was set to appear. Haisten Willis, Washington Examiner, 12 Jan. 2024 One only need look at the outside investment in Chinese wine projects to realize that the $42 billion annual business of winemaking there should be taken seriously. Mike Desimone and Jeff Jenssen, Robb Report, 3 Dec. 2023 The video starts with a look at the outside of the house, where purple and orange twinkle lights illuminate the shrubs along the walkway and the windows are lit up in different colors. Erin Clack, Peoplemag, 21 Oct. 2023 Senior captain Chloe Lee, who had 16 kills for the Newton North girls' volleyball team in its Division 1 championship victory over Lincoln-Sudbury, will return at the outside hitter spot. Aj Traub, BostonGlobe.com, 24 Aug. 2023 The new young talent at the outside linebacker spot includes the likes of Keon Keeley and Yhonzae Pierre, both five-star recruits from the class of 2023. Matt Stahl | Mstahl@al.com, al, 24 Aug. 2023 Senior Chris Braswell could step up and make a bigger impact in 2023 at the outside linebacker stop opposite Turner. Matt Stahl | Mstahl@al.com, al, 29 July 2023 See More

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“At the outside.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/at%20the%20outside. Accessed 3 Mar. 2024.

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