Definition of 'forty-five'
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The interviews lasted from forty-five minutes to three hours. Critical Social Research (1990)She called him six times in forty-five minutes. KANDAHAR COCKNEY: A Tale of Two Worlds (2004)It lasted an hour and forty-five minutes. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Cover the hair in a warm towel and leave for forty-five minutes or longer. The Natural Beauty Book - cruelty-free cosmetics to make at home (1991)Cover and simmer over a low heat for forty-five minutes. The Natural Beauty Book - cruelty-free cosmetics to make at home (1991)After about forty-five minutes our conversation began to dry up and it was time to go. Broken Lives (1993)Before forty-five thousand years ago the lake beds were as dry as they are today. The Runaway Brain: the Evolution of Human Uniqueness (1993)For the last week the humidity readings had not risen above forty-five per cent and had gone as low as thirty. BomberI normally schedule thirty and no more than forty-five minutes for this time. Christianity Today (2000)In the next forty-five minutes I also downed five cups of tea liberally laced with sugar. FRANKIE: The Autobiography of Frankie Dettori (2004)By watching the angle of the antenna I could see that we had tipped as much as forty-five degrees. Times, Sunday Times (2007)
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