Definition of 'per'
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They also work out how much each diet costs them per pound in weight they lose. The Sun (2016)The pound dropped 6 per cent in only ten minutes. Times, Sunday Times (2016)They work fewer hours per year than most other countries, which means productivity is sluggish. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Straight away the players had to do ten miles per hour for 90 minutes. The Sun (2016)With the pound down 15 per cent on the euro, ingredients are dearer. Times, Sunday Times (2016)It charges from 180 per hour for a team of three to carry out an at-home service. The Sun (2017)His average mins per game is only 57, less than an hour per match. The Sun (2016)It is costing 120 million to build and will be capable of processing 30,000 packages per hour at its peak. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The standard measure of productivity is output per hour. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The result is how much was returned to shareholders per pound paid in compensation. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Another factor was the proliferation of claims management companies who receive hundreds of pounds per case for referring claimants to lawyers. Times, Sunday Times (2012)One entry per person per hour. The Sun (2011)About eighty thousand dollars per hour. BAD BOY BALLMER (2002)They charged only 30p per hour and quickly became the favoured haunt for the young and unemployed. Times, Sunday Times (2010)These schools charge low fees, perhaps a couple of pounds per month. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Names typically provide only 40p of capital per pound of insurance they underwrite. Times, Sunday Times (2008)You need to be informed as to the value of the area, in pounds per square foot. Times, Sunday Times (2006)The ONS measures output per worker or output per hour. Times, Sunday Times (2012)I wouldn't have been able to do enough loaves per hour! The Sun (2014)Then each succeeding mile was completed at a lower steady speed than the previous mile, again at a whole number of miles per hour. Times, Sunday Times (2015)The quota is set to maintain domestic prices between 20 and 22 cents per pound. Microeconomics: Price Theory in Practice (1995)Buyers are thus forced to consider new-build, which generally offers more square footage per pound. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Meat, fish, and poultry combined must not add up to more than one pound per week. The 8-Week Cholesterol Cure (1990)If you need any other assistance you pay 75 for the first hour and 25 per subsequent half hour. Times, Sunday Times (2006)The British people need to know that it costs a pound per person per week to be in the EU. Times, Sunday Times (2013)At the time we put in the pool, the average family car cost about as much per pound as a good cut of beef, roughly a dollar. A Patchwork Garden: Unexpected Pleasures from a Country Garden (1990)
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