ninety-nine times out of a hundred

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: almost always Ninety-nine times out of a hundred, you can fix the problem by restarting the computer.

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“Ninety-nine times out of a hundred.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/ninety-nine%20times%20out%20of%20a%20hundred. Accessed 3 Aug. 2020.

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