English words and Examples of Usage

Example Sentences for "estimate"

He estimated it would cost $45 to fix my bicycleHis estimate for the renovations to our house was $2,250.

He estimated it would cost $45 to fix my bicycle.

In my estimation, his scheme won't work.

Police estimated the crowd at 2,000.

I estimated that I would need $1,500 for my trip to Quebec.

The engineer estimated that it would take two years to build the museum.

The mechanic estimated the cost of the repairs at $800.

The company estimated its losses at two million yen.

You should have an estimate done before proceeding with repairs.

Oscar Wilde once said, I sometimes think that God, in creating man, overestimated His ability.

It is estimated that over 2,500 people died in the terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center.

It is estimated that at any one time, 0.7% of the world's population is drunk.

At an estimated population of 40 million, there are more than twice as many kangaroos as people in Australia.

I estimate that it will take me three more months to finish my thesis.

Research shows that people usually underestimate the amount of time it will take them to learn a second language.

Company policy states that at least 3 estimates must be obtained before any contracts are awarded.

Because Yemen's border with Saudi Arabia is uncertain, officials can only estimate the country's actual size.

From 1812 to 1860, an estimated 50,000 blacks, both slave and free, fled north to Canada.

Tax revenues have been greatly overestimated in the government's budget projections.

The promoters of the rock festival overestimated ticket sales and ended up losing thousands of dollars.

We underestimated how many people would come to the company picnic, so we ran out of hamburgers.

The government consistently underestimates their projections for revenues, so they can continually produce a surplus.

We overestimated the number of people that would be at the picnic and wound up with too much food.

Estimating the size of a crowd is difficult but necessary for police in order to determine how many officers will be required in case of problems.

While figuring out a budget, we try to over-estimate our costs in order to provide for unexpected expenses.

She always overestimates the time she will need to do a job so that she is sure she won't run out of time.

I think she is overestimating her abilities when she suggests that she has the skills necessary to organize a conference of this size.

Underestimating your opponent is a dangerous tactic because even the weakest team can surprise you. All they need is one good game, and you're in trouble.


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