for size


: in order to see if something is the correct size
Try this shoe on for size.

Examples of for size in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web It can be purchased in a 16-ounce jar or 2- or 4-ounce tube, depending on your preference for size and application. Brienne Walsh, Parents, 21 Feb. 2024 The government adjusts official inflation data to account for product downsizing, and the data collectors who monitor for size adjustments caught fewer instances of shrinking household goods and groceries in 2023 than a few years earlier. Jeanna Smialek, New York Times, 1 Mar. 2024 For most of the past century, the country’s appetite for size has only grown. Conor Dougherty, New York Times, 17 Feb. 2024 All household incomes are adjusted for size via an equivalence adjustment scale, following the Pew Research Center’s methodology. Scott Clement, Washington Post, 15 Feb. 2024 Data sleuths have gotten better and better at spotting such lazy manipulations, including copied-and-pasted duplicates that are sometimes rotated and adjusted for size, brightness, and contrast. Beth Mole, Ars Technica, 22 Jan. 2024 Try this minute-long sequence to close his 20-point first quarter on for size: Zach Smith nosedived for a defensive loose ball near the foul line. Sam Cohn, Baltimore Sun, 4 Jan. 2024 Since joining as president, Bart played a powerful role in pushing for size diversity in the industry. Maliha Shoaib, Vogue, 30 Oct. 2023 So try this on for size: 16,000-square-feet, a prime location, and a price tag of $450,000 per week—the highest ask on any villa on the island during the season. Siobhan Reid, Robb Report, 2 Nov. 2023

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“For size.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 24 Apr. 2024.

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