Sixthly, don't let your screaming tenor soar an octave above all the balance of the chorus …—Mark Twain
Examples of sixth in a Sentence
Only about a sixth of the town voted for her.
Recent Examples on the WebOn Tuesday, the Rangers got the good version of Andrew Heaney, who took a scoreless game into the sixth.—Evan Grant, Dallas News, 30 Aug. 2023 José Soriano fared well in relief, giving up one hit and striking out one over an inning, and Dominic Leone pitched a scoreless sixth.—Annika Johnson, Los Angeles Times, 19 Aug. 2023 In the sixth, James McCann laid down a perfect safety squeeze bunt — one of many elegant bunts from the 33-year-old catcher this year — to score Cedric Mullins, who stole two bases for the first time since opening day.—Jacob Calvin Meyer, Baltimore Sun, 20 Sep. 2023 Martina Hingis got there in her sixth, Monica Seles her fourth.—Dan Wolken, USA TODAY, 11 Sep. 2023 Steve Sarkisian and Texas rose, jumping to sixth after entering the game No. 11.—Matt Stahl | Mstahl@al.com, al, 10 Sep. 2023 He’s collected just 15 outs, but has allowed an astounding 11 runs in the sixth.—Julian McWilliams, BostonGlobe.com, 8 Sep. 2023 Washington ranked second, USC third, UCLA fourth and Oregon sixth nationally in total offense last season.—Steve Megargee, Chicago Tribune, 6 Sep. 2023 But in the bottom of the sixth, the Yankees responded.—Kirkland Crawford, Detroit Free Press, 6 Sep. 2023 See More
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