fifty-seven fifty-seven

Definition(s):

  • (adj) being seven more than fifty

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  • They say she's lost about fifty-seven pounds.

News

  1. Bicycle collection makes progress in So. Brunswick

    By KATHY CHANG Staff Writer SOUTH BRUNSWICK — Fifty-seven bikes, one sewing machine and one bag of soccer equipment. That is what was collected during the 15th annual Pedals for Progress Bicycle & Sewing Machine Collection on June 2. read more
    on June 12, 2013     Source: North South Brunswick Sentinel

  2. Man accused of kidnapping Rathdrum woman to stand trial

    BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) -- A midsummer trial has been scheduled for an Idaho man accused of driving a kidnapped woman's car to North Dakota and pulling a gun on a trucker there.   Fifty-seven-year-old Mitchell Walck has pleaded not guilty to four felonies, including terrorizing. Authorities allege he shot at an Idaho state trooper last Nov. 30, kidnapped a woman from her Rathdrum, Idaho, home a day ...
    on June 11, 2013     Source: KREM.com Spokane

  3. Michigan's Rep. John Dingell now longest-serving Congressman in history

    Fifty-seven years ago, Rep. John Dingell nearly began his career in tears on the floor of the House. Last week, he became the longest serving member of Congress in history.
    on June 8, 2013     Source: The Holland Sentinel

Quotes

  1. "We didn't play defense as well as we would have liked in the first half," said Philadelphia head coach Maurice Cheeks. "The second half was a lot better. Fifty-seven points in the first half and 41 points in the second half - that was...
    on Nov 6, 2006 By: Maurice Cheeks Source: INDYchannel.com

  2. "Fifty-seven days ago this country was using 20 million barrels of oil a day," Ms. Landrieu said on the Senate floor this week, responding to a speech by Mr. Obama from the Oval Office. "Today, 57 days later, 11 lives lost, the rig at the...
    on Jun 18, 2010 By: Mary Landrieu Source: New York Times

  3. Obama said of his long campaign, "I've been in fifty-seven states, I think, one left to go."
    on May 27, 2008 By: Barack Obama Source: NewsBusters (blog)

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