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Example Sentences for "minutes"

Any amendments to the minutes of the meeting have to be approved by the Board.

In the first line of the minutes from yesterday's meeting, the date for our next meeting should be amended to read, "January 21," not "January 12.

" A 1996 Coca-Cola annual report stated, "A billion hours ago, human life appeared on earth.

A billion minutes ago, Christianity emerged.

A billion Coca-Colas ago was yesterday morning.

" The applause lasted a full fifteen minutes after the end of the performance.

It took me approximately 21 minutes to run the 3-mile race.

The Parliament Buildings tour is approximately 45 minutes long, depending on how many questions are asked.

Abraham Lincoln once said, "If I only had an hour to chop down a tree, I would spend the first 45 minutes sharpening my axe.

" I put the potatoes in the oven to bake about ten minutes ago.

The pie has been baking for about 20 minutes and has about 30 more minutes to go.

He blew a tire about six minutes into the race and had to stop.

In 1993, 350 houses were destroyed, thousands of people displaced, and part of London's last ancient woodlands cut down, all of which devastated the local community, to build a six-lane highway which saves commuters six minutes of travelling time.

If you are giving a speech, remember that if you conclude five minutes early, your audience will be quite happy, but if you conclude five minutes late, they may be angry or impatient.

There is a convenience store about 5 minutes from here if you want to pick up something to drink.

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