Definitions of 20

  1. denoting a quantity consisting of 20 items or units
  2. the cardinal number that is the sum of nineteen and one

Quotes of 20

  1. They did interviews with my wife and daughter -they were genuinely in fear of me having a heart attack, working 20 hours a day, eating fast food. – Willie Aames
  2. I was a smoker for about 20 years. – Selma Blair
  3. Is the minor convenience of allowing the present generation the luxury of doubling its energy consumption every 10 years worth the major hazard of exposing the next 20 000 generations to this lethal waste? – David R. Brower
  4. More and more people are able to access information- thank goodness we have the Internet and if you are interested you can find things. Which is different than even 20 years ago. – Edwidge Danticat
  5. Research is starting to show that a child should be engaged at least 20 hours a week. I do not think it matters which program you choose as long as it keeps the child actively engaged with the therapist, teacher, or parent for at least 20 hours a week. – Temple Grandin
  6. When I was 20 or 21, I didn't... I won't say care about anything, but you're like in your own world- you made something that you always wanted to do, and then you kind of think only about your family and yourself. – Thierry Henry
  7. I'm 20 years old. I like to party as much as anyone my age. Going clubbing is my way of relaxing or releasing a lot of stress. I don't feel that I should have to justify that part of my life. I don't know that I'm necessarily an addict. – Lindsay Lohan
  8. I bet I made close to 20 tackles because nobody on either side knew what they were doing. – Merlin Olsen
  9. I grew up in Texas, but that was 20 years ago. Last year, in Fort Worth, they had hail the size of softballs. We're seeing more and more powerful storms, of all types, almost on a biblical level. – Bill Paxton
  10. In the early 1990s, when a lot of the developing world opened up to international capital flows... they ended up in very good long -term projects, but projects that weren't going to pay off for five or 10 or 20 years. – Jeffrey Sachs
  11. Film acting is really the trick of doing moments. You rarely do a take that lasts more than 20 seconds. You really earn your spurs acting onstage. I needed to do that for myself. I would hate to say at the end of everything that I never did a stage play. – Sam Shepard
  12. I don't like to be gone all weekend and at night too. Because for 20 years, I've had children who are in school. – Meryl Streep
  13. I followed the same diet for 20 years, eliminating starches, living on salads, lean meat, and small portions. – Gene Tierney
  14. In the late 1980s the amount of German films was down to four or five percent of the market, and the remaining 95 percent were American. It is now 20 to 30 percent German productions. – Wim Wenders

Usage examples for 20

  1. Antonelli says he will not reply to it, as it contains nothing new, and merely repeats the note of Feb 20 which is not strictly true. – Letters From Rome on the Council by Johann Joseph Ignaz von Döllinger
  2. June 20 Worked down to South Heart. – Roosevelt in the Bad Lands by Hermann Hagedorn
  3. You then begin again from the first row, and repeat these 20 rows till sufficient length is done. – Exercises in Knitting by Cornelia Mee
  4. 20 The evening passed like a moment. – Story Hour Readings: Seventh Year by E.C. Hartwell
  5. I don't know about no agreement, except what th' Bar- 20 tells me. – Hopalong Cassidy by Clarence E. Mulford
  6. This was May 20 1909. The news had already come to the house, and I had lost no time in preparations to follow by the next train. – Mark Twain, A Biography, 1835-1910, Complete The Personal And Literary Life Of Samuel Langhorne Clemens by Albert Bigelow Paine Last Updated: February 20, 2009
  7. Letter 20 In this letter the journey into Sweden is given up finally, and Temple is once more without employment or the hope of employment. – The-Love-Letters-of-Dorothy-Osborne-to-Sir-William-Temple-1652-54 by Osborne, Dorothy
  8. 20 and post, p. – The Character and Influence of the Indian Trade in Wisconsin by Frederick Jackson Turner
  9. Why, I s'pose them upper 10 have their hands full, their 20 hands completely full. – Sweet Cicely Or Josiah Allen as a Politician by Josiah Allen's Wife (Marietta Holley)
  10. Draw a throwing line on floor 20 feet from each basket. – My Book of Indoor Games by Clarence Squareman
  11. Chapter 20 On Sunday morning the rain had ceased, and Janet, looking out of the bedroom window, saw, above the house- tops, a shining mass of white cloud rolling under the far- away blue sky. – Scenes of Clerical Life by George Eliot
  12. 20 it is also Eliasaph son of Deuel. – The Bible: what it is by Charles Bradlaugh
  13. The committee had retained $ 20 000 for Delaware. – The United States Since The Civil War by Charles Ramsdell Lingley
  14. August 20 Brueck brought these points up for discussion. – Historical Introductions to the Symbolical Books of the Evangelical Lutheran Church by Friedrich Bente
  15. I was just congratulating myself on the success of the business, and was looking at the two $ 20 gold pieces and trying to get acquainted with them, as it were, after the two women had gone away; when they returned with the husband and son- in- law at the head of the procession. – Remarks by Bill Nye
  16. Experiment 20 Repeat the same experiment with other muscles. – A Practical Physiology by Albert F. Blaisdell
  17. 20 Bianchi, Politique, p. – History of Modern Europe 1792-1878 by C. A. Fyffe
  18. It was March 20 of '78 before I felt myself fully able to set out for camp. – Hugh Wynne, Free Quaker by S. Weir Mitchell
  19. On July 20 after an illness of seventeen days- he finally expired. – The Life of Cesare Borgia by Raphael Sabatini
  20. 20 The Gaiola, where there are ruins of ancient buildings, supposed to have belonged to Lucullus. – Observations on Mount Vesuvius, Mount Etna, and Other Volcanos by William Hamilton

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