He was sacked six times and knocked down a total of 12 times.
The actors perform these scenes for four, sometimes six hour, stints and are “exhausted,” he adds, by the end of their shifts.
Project Runway star and mother of six Laura Bennett offers advice for the potential veep.
We had a large home, and we took them in and sheltered them for six months, maybe longer.
They showcased some Latino talent, and Mitt Romney talked about women for six minutes.
And six weeks after that I had things in shape so't I was able to leave.
You will want to take the six o'clock train, tonight, of course.
She was seeing, as in a nightmare, the incidents of a night that was hardly six weeks past.
It was read at that time with so much favour, that six editions were sold.
There were six arches here, of which the two centre ones had a span of 100 ft.
Old English siex, six, sex, from Proto-Germanic *sekhs (cf. Old Saxon and Danish seks, Old Norse, Swedish, and Old Frisian sex, Middle Dutch sesse, Dutch zes, Old High German sehs, German sechs, Gothic saihs), from PIE *s(w)eks (cf. Sanskrit sas, Avestan kshvash, Persian shash, Greek hex, Latin sex, Old Church Slavonic sesti, Polish szesc, Russian shesti, Lithuanian szeszi, Old Irish se, Welsh chwech).
Six-shooter, usually a revolver with six chambers, is first attested 1844; six-pack of beverage containers is from 1952, of abdominal muscles by 1995. Six of one and half-a-dozen of the other "little difference" is recorded from 1833. Six-figure in reference to hundreds of thousands (of dollars, etc.) is from 1840. Six feet under "dead" is from 1942.
Phrase at sixes and sevens originally was "hazarding all one's chances," first in Chaucer, perhaps from dicing (the original form was on six and seven); it could be a corruption of on cinque and sice, using the French names (which were common in Middle English) for the highest numbers on the dice. Meaning "at odds, in disagreement or confusion" is from 1785, perhaps via a notion of "left unsettled."
To pay attention; become aware; wake up and smell the coffee: Let's do something that'll make him sit up and take notice (1889+)