half a dozen


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Examples of half a dozen in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Poaching half a dozen Google DeepMind luminaries is just the latest chapter in a feud that goes back to his discussions with Larry Page in 2015, shortly after Google acquired DeepMind. David Meyer, Fortune, 20 Nov. 2023 On a high shelf, Angela once found half a dozen egg cups, each one painted with a baby chick. Clare Sestanovich, The New Yorker, 6 Nov. 2023 Which does not at all explain why there were VTOL concepts from at least half a dozen manufacturers. Evan Williams, Ars Technica, 31 Oct. 2023 In addition to the Prelude, Honda showed off half a dozen electric bikes and scooters, including the incredible Motocompacto that will go on sale in the US later this year. Daniel Golson, The Verge, 27 Oct. 2023 Hours after the infiltrations began, Israeli soldiers were still in live-fire confrontations in half a dozen towns in the south and at least one military base. Ethan Bronner, Fortune, 7 Oct. 2023 The property has subsequently had half a dozen owners, including the seller, who purchased the property in late 2021 for an unknown amount. Mark David, Robb Report, 7 Oct. 2023 Over one three-year stretch, at least half a dozen Russian operatives, high-ranking separatist commanders or collaborators were killed in violence that was often attributed to internal score-settling but in reality was the work of the SBU, Ukraine officials said. Isabelle Khurshudyan, Washington Post, 23 Oct. 2023 That’s probably easily half a dozen different locations. Abid Rahman, The Hollywood Reporter, 23 Oct. 2023 See More

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“Half a dozen.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/half%20a%20dozen. Accessed 9 Dec. 2023.

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