How to use ninety-nine in a sentence

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Sentence Examples
Nearly ninety-nine percent of Austrians speak German, although at least four different dialects are in use.
According to the International Cricket Council, ninety-nine per cent of all test bowlers chuck!
The average person, in my estimation, is ninety-nine percent animal and one percent human.
He returned to his home state of Connecticut, became a successful banker, and lived to be ninety-nine.
The legislative branch consists of a bicameral general assembly with ninety-nine representatives and thirty senators and the vice president.
I took the one per cent of me that was a reckless debauchee like John Seff and imagined that the other ninety-nine per cent didn't exist. That's how novels are written.
The ninety-nine percent that is animal causes very little trouble.
In the fullness of time, ninety-nine percent of the bad, ugly, stupid, obtuse, and banal remains so, and remains so unmemorable that it sinks into oblivion.
We prayed together and we practised dhikr, the recitation of the ninety-nine revealed names of God.
The whole thing is to keep working and pretty soon they'll think you're good. Genius is one percent inspiration, ninety-nine percent perspiration.
Ninety-nine 4-year-old male and female children were asked to name body parts on a same-sex, anatomically correct doll.
Ninety-nine per cent of patients are being seen inside the government target of four hours.
Ninety-nine point nine percent of the people were interested and enthusiastic and the attitude was very favourable.
Ninety-nine times out of a hundred, they discover that the existing, traditional way is the best.
Ninety-nine percent of the time, if you are fortunate enough to have a close look at a bruin, you're going to feel exhilarated, not threatened.
Ninety-nine of 229 patients consulted an ophthalmologist during therapy.
Examples from Classical Literature
I have followed you and watched you, and I know that ninety-nine hundredths of this madness is not yours.
But I figure it's enough for ninety-nine crooks out of a hundred, and nineteen out of twenty 'll have their liquor before they go to work.
We were right in principle, and ninety-nine times out of a hundred we should have proved, by the logic of events, the accuracy of our judgment.
By 1872 two hundred and ninety-nine Fourdrinier machines were running in the United States alone.
The gate led into a square court, into which opened a hundred doors, ninety-nine of them being of rare woods and one of gold.
What boundless presumption it is to claim for a system which robs ninety-nine per cent.
She is a tall spindlin' woman, a Second Adventist by perswasion, and weighs about ninety-nine pounds.
From the 12th of April to the 30th there were ninety-eight or ninety-nine shocks of earthquake.
Or, to be on the safe side, I'll say he could uproot your tree in ninety-nine summers.
Morgan said in joke that there was a miscount, and that he actually received only ninety-nine blows.
There are nine hundred and ninety-nine patrons of virtue to one virtuous man.
They captured one officer and ninety-nine of other ranks, and several machine guns and a trench mortar.
The doctors said that it was puerperal fever, and that it was ninety-nine chances in a hundred it would end in death.
Russia may seethe with revolution, but ninety-nine per cent.
The cenotaph is engraved with ninety-nine names of the deity.
Can it have better recommendations to ninety-nine hundredths of mankind?
He followed his directions, and rode on his way, and after another ninety-nine days he arrived at a golden castle, which stood in the middle of a vast wilderness.
Ninety-nine hundredths of this amiable world of ours would have guffawed the poor creature into imperceptibility ages ago.
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