with numbers

idiom

used with adjectives such as bad, good, etc., to indicate someone's ability at using numbers (such as for adding, subtracting, multiplying, and dividing)
Ask her to do the books, since she's good with numbers.
I've always been lousy with numbers.

Examples of with numbers in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web On lunch tables decorated with olive branches, organizers placed a packet of papers with numbers and graphics. Ian James, Los Angeles Times, 3 July 2024 India had the third largest number of people with obesity as of 2022, behind China and the US, according to a study in The Lancet, with numbers surging as junk food consumption becomes more commonplace. Sydney Lake, Fortune Asia, 19 June 2024 The worst-case scenario is a place like St. Louis, where, according to a stunning new Marshall Project investigation, a majority of murders over the last decade remain unsolved, with numbers especially high in neighborhoods with the most violence. New York Daily News Editorial Board, New York Daily News, 7 June 2024 Julio’s strike came off a turnover when Sporting’s defense was exposed with numbers forward into the attacking phase. Daniel Sperry, Kansas City Star, 20 June 2024 See all Example Sentences for with numbers 

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“With numbers.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/with%20numbers. Accessed 18 Jul. 2024.

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