Examples of fifty in a Sentence
She is in her fifties.
The bill for dinner came to $43, and she gave him a fifty.
Recent Examples of fifty from the Web
Another Hollywood turn was seen in Ahlem’s classic fifties collection, which featured Audrey Hepburn-esque hair that was brushed up into towering beehives, a look so major, only black sunglasses and an orange lip would do.
During my three days in the gorge, Gianazza's team was supervised by a local archaeologist named Bjarni Einarsson, a no-nonsense medieval specialist in his mid-fifties who spends most of his time excavating Viking farm sites around the island.
The psychiatrist is a cartoon of a psychiatrist, with a big-breasted nurse who reminded me of the cartoons of Bill Wenzel in the fifties, in which all the nurses had 42-inch bosoms and all the doctors were panting idiots.
Huerta -- then in her late fifties -- was beaten by a police officer in San Francisco during a protest against then-presidential candidate George H.W. Bush.
Basic wages for production, which had gone up by 45 percent in the late forties, rose by 56 percent in the fifties and another 44 percent in the sixties.
His father, Scott, played linebacker at WSU from 1977-80, as did his grandfather, John, who played end in the mid-fifties, and his great-grandfather, Carl Gustafson, a fullback at WSU from 1925-27.
Nina Hartley, a legendary porn star now in her late fifties, has been performing since the 1980s.
Alongside these findings, the study highlighted an alarming statistic: Some 80 percent of Americans have smoked, been obese, or both by their fifties.
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