Examples of sixth in a Sentence
Only about a sixth of the town voted for her.
Recent Examples of sixth from the Web
The annual bill for the two-story house on a sixth of an acre was more than $10,500.
Auburn is third in the conference against the run and sixth against the pass.
This bill negatively affects one sixth of the nation's economy, immediately takes health care from 14 million Americans, and the number is predicted to rise to 23 million.
Murkowski helped stop legislation that would have hurt Alaska, and that incidentally also would have reshaped an industry comprising more than a sixth of the U.S. economy.
Ninety seconds to debate overhauling a sixth of the economy is also pretty unusual.
His double off Hammel scored Yandy Diaz and Abraham Almonte in a four-run sixth that put the Indians on the cusp of a division clinching (a Twins loss tonight will do it).
Less than a sixth of those in Harris County have such coverage.
According to the lawsuit, filed Thursday, Nye claims he was entitled under an agreement with Disney’s Buena Vista Television to one-sixth of the show’s net profits.
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