in good numbers


: in large quantities
Tourists have been coming to the area in good numbers.

Examples of in good numbers in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The big trout have been migrating from Lake Erie up the waterways in good numbers fairly early in the winter season, and surprisingly large silver bullets are making their way up the Rocky and Chagrin rivers. D'arcy Egan, cleveland, 2 Dec. 2022 The first run of shad are hickories, which average a bit under 2 pounds and usually arrive in the Susquehanna in mid-April and enter Deer Creek and the Octoraro in good numbers when water temperatures reach 50 degrees and stay in that range. Bill May, Baltimore Sun, 25 Apr. 2022 Where there’s a decent patch of prairie, regal fritillary butterflies can be seen in good numbers, Barnhart said. From Usa Today Network and Wire Reports, USA TODAY, 20 Apr. 2022 Students showed up in good numbers, too: About 8 percent were absent Monday, a small increase from the typical daily average absentee rate of about 5.4 percent, Moult said. Washington Post, 11 Jan. 2022 Northeast Ohio Rivers are dirty, but full of steelhead: Recent rains have kicked up the water levels in the Chagrin and Rocky rivers and muddied the waters, but steelhead trout are still being caught in good numbers. cleveland, 30 Dec. 2021 Ruffed grouse are on the downward portion of their traditional 10-year population cycle but are still present in good numbers in areas with good habitat, according to the DNR. Paul A. Smith, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 11 Sep. 2021 And while insect activity is much less than in the spring and early summer, there are still a few species of mayflies, caddisflies, and midges that hatch in good numbers. Field & Stream, 13 Oct. 2020

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“In good numbers.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 20 May. 2024.

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