“The main hospital was destroyed ten days ago by rockets,” says Abdi.
ten years after that, his sister Dakota was killed in a L.A. pedestrian accident.
To announce that ten thousand “troops” are to be sent abroad distracts from the living reality of what is going on.
One in ten of its residents between the ages of 40 and 49 is infected.
The film had been with George Tomasini, the editor, and Hitch hadn't seen it in ten days.
These tuna may return next year and then again they may not return for ten years.
The circuit, which was to have been three miles, had extended to ten.
But then, you see, you admit yourself, it can only be ten beads!
I did not give the other steamer the credit of making more than ten knots an hour.
I would that I could pay you, but in my saddlebags are no more than ten shillings.
Old English ten (Mercian), tien (West Saxon), from Proto-Germanic *tekhan (cf. Old Saxon tehan, Old Norse tiu, Danish ti, Old Frisian tian, Old Dutch ten, Dutch tien, Old High German zehan, German zehn, Gothic taihun "ten").
The Germanic words are from PIE *dekm (cf. Sanskrit dasa, Avestan dasa, Armenian tasn, Greek deka, Latin decem, Old Church Slavonic deseti, Lithuanian desimt, Old Irish deich, Breton dek, Welsh deg, Albanian djetu "ten").
Tenner "ten-pound note" is slang first recorded 1861; as "ten-dollar bill," 1887 (ten-spot in this sense dates from 1848). The ten-foot pole that you wouldn't touch something with (1909) was originally a 40-foot pole; the idea is the same as the advice to use a long spoon when you dine with the devil. Ten-four "I understand, message received," is attested in popular jargon from 1962, from use in CB and police radio 10-code (in use in U.S. by 1950).
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To rebuke, rebuff, or deflate firmly; LET someone HAVE IT •A euphemism for go to hell: I advised Alice to tell him where to get off when he tries that big-shot stuff (1900+)