Definition of 'as many as'
Example sentences containing 'as many as'
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He warned that as many as a million people could be forced to flee their homes because of the operation. Times, Sunday Times (2016)This is half as many as trusted him six months ago. Times, Sunday Times (2016)We just grabbed as many as possible. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Some accountants suggest that as many as a million people a year will pay higher taxes. Times, Sunday Times (2010)M5 may contain as many as half a million stars. Times, Sunday Times (2014) Just as many as the men. Times, Sunday Times (2008)They listened while as many as 80 people died above them. Times, Sunday Times (2015)That blast killed as many as 27 people. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Reports now suggest that as many as 23,000 people may have died in the disaster. Times, Sunday Times (2011)One bite contains enough venom to kill as many as 100 people. The Sun (2013)Accountants say that the taxman could have details of as many as 100,000 people. Times, Sunday Times (2009)New research suggests that as many as 500,000 languages have lived and died since modern humans first evolved. Times, Sunday Times (2011)There are lots of freebies to be enjoyed, so plan ahead to use as many as you can. The Sun (2015)We had a couple of good chances in the first half but not as many as we'd like. Times, Sunday Times (2006)There are 19 district general hospitals in the region and reports suggest that as many as nine will be downgraded. Times, Sunday Times (2006)IT'S harvest time and the runner bean people are panicking as we don't eat as many as we used to. The Sun (2011)You have to listen twice as hard to hear one, as there are half as many as there once were. Times, Sunday Times (2009)The organisers had hoped that as many as 100,000 people would come out to watch and the brothers received a rapturous reception. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Oil rigs use as many as 2,000 of this company's parts. Times, Sunday Times (2013)With many student properties having as many as ten people under one roof, you will need a deal offering fast download speed and unlimited downloads. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Recent studies suggest that as many as 5 in a 1000 new mothers are likely to have this problem. Know Your Own Mind (1991)At the same time, millions of homeowners were paving over their front gardens, with as many as half vanishing under the asphalt in some cities. Times, Sunday Times (2009)The findings, which suggest that as many as one in four women may be repeating a cycle of abuse, will challenge perceptions about victims of domestic violence. Times, Sunday Times (2006)I did not find it at all amusing and I also doubt that as many as he suggests found it so. Times, Sunday Times (2010)
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