Ending a sentence with a number

A sentence that ends on a number is called an ordinal sentence. In an ordinal sentence, the subject is followed by a number, which expresses the order in which something occurred.


Here the eighty three (83) sentences have been listed, which end with a number.

  1. Another example is, “Our sales have increased by 10 percent over last year.
  2. Our profit margin has increased by 10 percent over last year.
  3. This is the fifth time I’ve been here.
  4. I’m going to be 25 in five years.
  5. I haven’t had a car for five years.
  6. The movie is over two hours long, with an intermission of five minutes.
  7. He was 40 years old.
  8. She was 45 minutes late.
  9. The temperature was 91 degrees Fahrenheit.
  10. The number one is the least common of all numbers.
  11. The movie was two hours and forty-five minutes long.
  12. The family has six children and three dogs.
  13. The house is fifty-five miles away from Denver, Colorado.
  14. The president was sworn into office on January 20th.
  15. That tree is about 20 feet tall, so it must be at least 40 years old!
  16. I passed my driving test on the first try. 
  17. I just won $100 in the lottery.
  18. My favourite number is 7
  19. John’s favourite number is 1,000.
  20. The number of cookies I ate was 8.
  21. There are no numbers that are not divisible by 2 or 5.
  22. The average temperature in this city is 80 degrees Fahrenheit, which is 20 degrees Celsius in Celsius degrees.
  23. The sum of the first ten natural numbers is 5050.
  24. I used to think it was my time of the month, but now I know it’s just that I’m 28 years old.
  25. I don’t think you can ever be too rich or thin, especially after age 40.
  26. The company has more than 5,000 employees.
  27. The Pirates beat the Cardinals 8-2.
  28. The Senators lost to the Red Sox 6-0.
  29. In other news, the Giants defeated the Padres 12-0, and the Yankees topped the Blue Jays 5-4.
  30. The judge sentenced him to five years in prison.
  31. The judge sentenced him to five years in prison and fined him $5,000.
  32. I have one cat and two dogs.
  33. You must pay me $500 now, or you will be fined an additional $500.
  34. A single digit following a decimal point, such as 1.3 or 3.14159.
  35. The average cost of tuition is $50,000.
  36. The prisoner will be released from jail after serving five years of his ten-years sentence.
  37. The jury found him guilty on three counts of fraud, and he was given three consecutive sentences of six months each.
  38. The court may impose a sentence of imprisonment for a term not exceeding five years, a fine not exceeding $5,000, or both.
  39. The prisoner’s sentence was reduced to two years.
  40. The sentence of death has been commuted to 10-years imprisonment.
  41. The judge imposed a fine of $1,000 on the defendant.
  42. The judge gave the defendant a suspended sentence of one year in jail and three years‘ probation.
  43. My grandfather died ten years ago.
  44. I have ten books in my collection.
  45. She is two years old.
  46. They have seven chickens at home.
  47. The school has twenty-five students in each class.
  48. He is the fourth president of our country.
  49. He was sentenced to 10 years in prison.
  50. She was sentenced to 05-years imprisonment.
  51. The woman was sentenced to 20 years in prison for her role in the drug ring.
  52. The defendant has been sentenced to four years in prison, with a three-year probationary period following his release.
  53. The salesperson asked me to decide by Friday at 3:00 pm.
  54. I have to have all of my paperwork completed by 2:00 pm tomorrow.
  55. Please send me your proposal by 5:30 pm today so that I can review it before our meeting tomorrow at 8:30 am sharp.
  56. The average price of oil was $50 per barrel.
  57. This week I have read five books and watched six movies.
  58. He’s been unemployed for three months.
  59. She has lived in this apartment for four years.
  60. The total cost was $150,000, including materials and labor.
  61. The government spent $200 million on the project last year alone.
  62. She will be serving ten years in prison.
  63. The number of homeless people has been increasing for the last three years.
  64. The court ordered the defendant to pay $10,000 in restitution to the victim’s family.
  65. The judge sentenced the defendant to two years of probation and 300 hours of community service.
  66. The wealthiest man in the world has a net worth of $9 billion.
  67. There are about one billion Muslims worldwide, making Islam the second largest religion after Christianity, with approximately 2 billion followers worldwide.
  68. The meeting is at 3:00 pm.
  69. His car costs $20,000
  70. I will never forget the day I turned 21.
  71. I have been writing for over 20 years now and still have not received a check for $21,000.
  72. The last time we went on vacation was when our son was 21 months old.
  73. The first time I went to college was in 2001 when I was 21.
  74. The number is 1.
  75. The sentence ends on the number 1.
  76. The sentence ends at 1:00 pm.
  77. You shouldn’t have spent more than $100 on your prom dress.
  78. The population of China is over one billion.
  79. My uncle owns a farm with fifty acres of land.
  80. He’s 64 years old.
  81. My wife and I have five children, two boys and three girls.
  82. The average American eats five pounds of sugar every month; that’s more than two teaspoons daily!
  83. The gas station has a sign advertising ‘5-cent’ coffee.

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