English words and Examples of Usage

Example Sentences for "amount"

Kyle will never amount to much because he is too lazy and unmotivatedYou must pay the total amount of your tuition before classes start.

Kyle will never amount to much because he is too lazy and unmotivated.

I have written you a check in the amount of $200 for my long-distance phone calls, and left it on your desk.

Alexandra does a large amount of her boss' work for him already, so I think she would be an excellent replacement for him when he retires.

Consumer spending on alcohol amounted to over $250 per household last year.

He invested a large amount of his money on the stock market, and then lost it all.

Do you know what the exact amount of food you'll need for the camping trip is?

J. Edgar Hoover once observed that no amount of law enforcement can solve a problem that goes back to the family.

Japanese tourists often carry large amounts of cash around with them, which can be very dangerous.

The government has cut taxes, so the amount of money on your paycheck will increase slightly.

Two pounds of soy flour contains approximately the same amount of protein as five pounds of meat.

Islamic law holds that a woman receives half the amount of inheritance that a man receives.

Tahiti suffers from a severe imbalance in trade, with imports amounting to nearly ten times its exports.

In 1476, when the Swiss defeated the armies of Burgundy, they carried away huge amounts of treasure, including diamonds, silks and cash.

A Tibetan proverb tells us that only a certain amount of flowers and jewels are beautiful.

In May of 1990, Renoir's painting At the Moulin de la Gallette sold for $78.1 million, a record amount for Impressionist art.

By 2005, the British government aims to reduce the amount of industrial and commercial waste disposed of in landfill sites to 85% of 1998 levels.

Computer hard disks can store much greater amounts of data than floppy disks.

All rivers and streams carry a certain amount of dissolved material which is derived principally from ground water.


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