plenty

01. Don't rush, we have [plenty] of time.
02. There were [plenty] of people I didn't know at the party, but it was lots of fun anyway.
03. Fish are quite [plentiful] in the river.
04. I don't need any change; I have [plenty] of coins in my pocket.
05. Let's go out for pizza later. We don't have enough time right now, but we'll have [plenty] of time after the movie.
06. We don't need all afternoon to do this. A couple of hours will be [plenty].
07. There are usually [plenty] of students absent from class the first day after a long weekend.
08. A 103-year-old man once said "The secret to a long life is to stay busy, get [plenty] of exercise, and don't drink too much. Then again, don't drink too little."
09. There is a Japanese proverb which states that you won't get sick if you have [plenty] of work.
10. Solon, the ruler of Attica (639-559 B.C.), made it illegal to export figs out of Greece, thereby making sure there were [plenty] for his citizens.
11. In the southern part of Japan, it rarely snows to any great amount except for in the mountains, but the northern part usually has [plenty] of snow in the winter.
12. In ancient Rome, puppies were sacrificed to ensure a [plentiful] corn crop.
13. In June 1497, when Italian explorer John Cabot landed in North America, fish off the coast of Newfoundland were so [plentiful] that they slowed the progress of his ship, and could be taken from the sea in baskets.
14. Many people come to North America because they think jobs here are [plentiful].
15. Most of the population of Syria live in the western part of the country, where rainfall is relatively [plentiful].
16. To maintain good health, it is important to drink [plenty] of water.
17. Abraham Lincoln once observed that no matter how much the cats fight, there always seem to be [plenty] of kittens.

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  • plenty — is essentially a noun, and is used either by itself or with of + following noun (plural, or singular mass noun): We have plenty / You will find plenty of books / There is plenty of time. Use of plenty as an adjective without of is found in… …   Modern English usage

  • Plenty — may refer to:*Plenty (play), a play by David Hare *Plenty (film), a 1985 film directed by Fred Schepisi *Plenty (magazine), an environmental culture magazine *Plenty O Toole, a Bond girl in the 1971 James Bond film Diamonds Are Forever *Plenty… …   Wikipedia

  • Plenty — ist Ortsname von: Plenty (Victoria), Australien Plenty (Tasmanien), Australien Bay of Plenty, Neuseeland Plenty steht für: Plenty (Zeitschrift) Plenty ist: der englische Originaltitel des Films Eine demanzipierte Frau Siehe auch Plenty River …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Plenty — Plen ty, n.; pl. {Plenties}, in Shak. [OE. plentee, plente, OF. plent[ e], fr. L. plenitas, fr. plenus full. See {Full}, a., and cf. {Complete}.] Full or adequate supply; enough and to spare; sufficiency; specifically, abundant productiveness of… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • plenty — [plen′tē] n. pl. plenties [ME plente < MFr plenté < L plenitas < plenus, FULL1] 1. prosperity; opulence 2. a plentiful or abundant supply; enough or more than enough 3. a large number; multitude [plenty of errors] adj …   English World dictionary

  • Plenty — Plen ty, a. Plentiful; abundant. [Obs. or Colloq.] [1913 Webster] If reasons were as plenty as blackberries. Shak. (Folio ed.) [1913 Webster] Those countries where shrubs are plenty. Goldsmith. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Plenty — Plenty, Bai an der Ostküste der Neuseelandinsel Eaheinomauwe (Polynesien) …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • plenty — index overage, plethora, prosperity, quantity, quorum, store (depository), sufficiency, surfeit …   Law dictionary

  • plenty — (n.) early 13c., from O.Fr. plentet (12c., Mod.Fr. dial. plenté), from L. plenitatem (nom. plenitas) fullness, from plenus complete, full (see PLENARY (Cf. plenary)). The colloquial adverb meaning very much is first attested 1842 …   Etymology dictionary

  • Plenty —    Mélodrame de Fred Schepisi, d après la pièce de David Hare, avec Meryl Streep, Sam Neill, Charles Dance.   Pays: États Unis   Date de sortie: 1985   Technique: couleurs   Durée: 1 h 50    Résumé    Une Anglaise traverse les vicissitudes de l… …   Dictionnaire mondial des Films

  • plenty — ► PRONOUN ▪ a large or sufficient amount or quantity. ► NOUN ▪ a situation in which food and other necessities are available in sufficiently large quantities. ► ADVERB informal ▪ fully; sufficiently. ORIGIN Old French plente, from Latin plenus… …   English terms dictionary

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