Examples of fifth in a Sentence
The bill is due on the fifth of each month.
She donated a fifth of her income to charity.
bought a fifth of whiskey
Recent Examples of fifth from the Web
With the Checkers fifth in the AHL standings but within easy striking distance of third place, and with only the top four teams earning playoff berths, the coaching staff wants to earn at least one point in every game.
This would be particularly devastating in the healthcare industry, where one fifth of DACA beneficiaries currently work.
Florida’s Constitution already requires a three-fifths vote to increase corporate income taxes higher than 5 percent.
In the boys 1-meter diving, senior Kenneth Spicer placed second and Jeffery Grogan III fifth, while for the girls, junior Makaia Goemans placed fifth.
That meant that about one fifth of each school’s student population was out sick.
This year, the top one percent income bracket should see their after-tax income rise by nine percent while the bottom four-fifths of earners should see their after-tax income rise by one percent.
With around one-fifth of Turkey’s population identifying as Kurdish, Turkey views the PKK and moves toward Kurdish independence regionally as an existential threat.
Germany probably won’t meet its 2020 goal of cutting emissions by two-fifths, according to a recent policy paper.
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Origin and Etymology of fifth
First Known Use: before 12th centurySee Words from the same year
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