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Questions with the noun Seconds

16 examples:

100 meters, will they break 10 seconds?

God gave you a gift of 86,400 seconds today. Have you used one to say "thank you"?
(William Arthur Ward)

Who went from -60 in four seconds?
(BBC Sport - Football, )

Can eight seconds of silence be defamatory?
(Forbes - Business, )

Did you know one jar of Nutella is sold every 2.5 seconds?
(Telegraph Staff in The Telegraph - Food and Drink, )

What would happen if the Earth abruptly stopped spinning for 42 seconds?
(Quora, Contributor in Forbes - Technology, )

SAMI MOKBEL AT SELHURST PARK: What can you do in two minutes and 14 seconds?
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

What would you give to see 4 minutes and 7 seconds of totality during a solar eclipse?
(Mary Forgione in Los Angeles Times - Travel & Deal Blog, )

Oscars speeches are tricky. How do you thank everyone, cry, and crack a joke in 45 seconds?
(BBC News - Entertainment & Arts, )

A lot can be said in a 140-character tweet, but how many answers can you get in as many seconds?
(The Vancouver Sun - Business, )

When you drop a piece of food on the floor, is it really OK to eat if you pick up within five seconds?
(The Independent - Health & Families, )

You know those few seconds of panic when you can't recall exactly where in the lot you parked the car?
(Elizabeth Armstrong Moore, Newser staff in USA Today - World, )

Interested in an ultra-fast, unbreakable, and flexible smart phone that recharges in a matter of seconds?
(Science Daily - News, )

The core issue in the $100M case: Did Gawker have the right to post the sex tape, approximately nine seconds of which was actual sexual content?
(The Vancouver Sun - World, )

With the global economy having spent over US$500 billion spent last year on fees for remittances (i.e. money sent from one country to another) and mostly to low-income households, what if there was a system that could connect all financial services from the likes of Mastercard, Western Union, Visa and banks to dramatically reduce high transaction costs - typically 10% - and cut the transfer time to less than 10 seconds?
(Forbes - Personal Finance, )

With the global economy having spent over US$500 billion (bn) spent last year on fees for remittances (i.e. money sent from one country to another) and mostly to low-income households, what if there was a system that could connect all financial services from the likes of Mastercard, Western Union, Visa and banks to dramatically reduce high transaction costs - typically 10% - and cut the transfer time to less than 10 seconds?
(Forbes - Personal Finance, )

Sentences with the noun Seconds

100 examples:

Give me a few seconds.

Give me thirty seconds.

Please wait ten seconds.

You have thirty seconds.

Tom waited a few seconds.

A minute has sixty seconds.

Please wait thirty seconds.

One minute has sixty seconds.

Tom paused for a few seconds.

There are sixty seconds in a minute.

I made the last bus by a few seconds.

I missed the train by thirty seconds.

Moira refreshes the page every 3 seconds.

Tom wanted to sit down for a few seconds.

The fox scampered off after a few seconds.

Zap it in the microwave for thirty seconds.

Tom ran a hundred meters in twelve seconds.

He can run 100 meters within twelve seconds.

My contractions last about forty-five seconds.

That all happened in the space of three seconds.

Yes. He can run 100 meters within twelve seconds.

This sentence will self-destruct in five seconds.

He can run 100 meters in less than twelve seconds.

The first airplane flew in 1903 for twelve seconds.

The fastest runner can't run 100 meters in 9 seconds.

Tom can solve a Rubik's Cube in less than 30 seconds.

Tom and Mary stared at each other for several seconds.

The strange noise only lasted for about thirty seconds.

An hour has sixty minutes, and a minute has sixty seconds.

In one year there are more than thirty-one million seconds.

I can say the alphabet backwards in less than five seconds.

Back in my days, Tatoeba would load in under thirty seconds.

Pictures sent on snapchat are destroyed after a few seconds.

Sixty minutes make an hour, and a minute is made up of sixty seconds.

At the tone it will be one hour, fifty eight minutes and forty seconds.

In an hour there are sixty minutes and in a minute there are sixty seconds.

For every minute you remain angry, you give up sixty seconds of peace of mind.

Every two seconds somewhere on Earth a child dies of starvation, while elsewhere there are abundant food resources going to waste.

After listening to an Arabic song for twenty seconds this time - for if he listened for ten this would be a duplicate sentence - Dima finally heard a familiar voice say, "As-Salamu Alaykum!"

I have a rude thought every three seconds!
(Lee Ryan)

A lifetime of training for just ten seconds.
(Jesse Owens)

Love is 2 minutes and 52 seconds of squelching noises.
(Johnny Rotten)

Now you know those trick candles that you blow out and a couple of seconds.
(Tim Vine)

I'm not going to spend two seconds of my life wishing I had something I don't.
(Sandra Bullock in Harper's Bazaar)

Now children as young as nine carry AK47s which can kill 30 people in seconds.
(Kate Adie)

I usually make up my mind about a man in ten seconds; and I very rarely change it.
(Margaret Thatcher)

Flying is hours and hours of boredom sprinkled with a few seconds of sheer terror.
(Pappy Boyington)

No matter what your heartache may be, laughing helps you forget it for a few seconds.
(Red Skelton)

He is accelerating all the time. That last lap was run in 64 seconds and the one before in 62.
(David Coleman)

The role of a comedian is to make the audience laugh, at a minimum of once every fifteen seconds.
(Lenny Bruce)

Each video can be up to 30 seconds.
(Forbes - Technology, )

BBC News explains why, in 60 seconds.
(BBC News - World News, )

He now has a lead of 4 minutes 2 seconds.
(The New York Times - Sports, )

It turned out to be a season in 18 seconds.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

Kyle Korver was unstoppable for 65 seconds.
(The New York Times - Pro-Basketball, )

It can still do 0-60mph in less than six seconds.
(Daily Mail - News, )

Bogdan’s confidence was shot inside 125 seconds.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

Nibali maintained his lead of 1 minute, 26 seconds.
(USA Today - Cycling, )

This Snapchat video didn't disappear in 10 seconds.
(Fox News - U.S., )

The Jamaican clocked a season-best of 19.66 seconds.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

But don't over-muddle; four or five seconds will do.
(NBC Today, )

We sampled the app, finding we could go for seconds.
(Tech Times - Personal Tech, )

The quandary of Monta Ellis explained in six seconds.
(USA Today - NFL, )

The teams combined to score four goals in 49 seconds.
(USA Today - NHL, )

The Model 3 can go from 0-60mph in under six seconds.
(Daily Mail - Science, )

Ronda Rousey's comeback tour lasted a mere 48 seconds.
(UPI - News, )

Dubreuil, from Levis, Que., finished in 35.09 seconds.
(The Vancouver Sun - Sports, )

Six seconds later he landed at the far end of the pit.
(The Independent - Athletics, )

Depending upon what your definition of five seconds is.
(USA Today - NBA, )

His race lasted two corners and was over in 20 seconds.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

The firm has increased the time allowed to 140 seconds.
(Daily Mail - Science, )

Here is a quick look at its life so far - in 60 seconds.
(BBC News - Science & Environment, )

He won in an unofficial 2 hours, 10 minutes, 59 seconds.
(NBC News, )

Someone in the U.S. has a heart attack every 43 seconds.
(NBC Today, )

A -60 mph time that should be a shade under 3.0 seconds.
(Forbes - Business, )

Learn how to train your brain for gratitude in 30 seconds.
(Forbes - Entrepreneurs, )

Shiffrin overcame an early mistake to win by 2.65 seconds.
(The New York Times - Sports, )

The progress towards a vaccine against Ebola in 80 seconds.
(BBC News - Health, )

A steal and drive in the closing seconds put Detroit ahead.
(USA Today - NBA, )

BBC News explains the extent of the problem, in 60 seconds.
(BBC News - World News, )

The Irishman knocked out Jose Aldo in 13 seconds last year.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

Vincenzo Nibali maintained his lead of 1 minute, 26 seconds.
(USA Today - Cycling, )

"To lose in the dying seconds is crushing," says head coach.
(BBC Sport, )

MARTIN SAMUEL: The feelgood factor lasted all of 30 seconds.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

McGregor produced an astonishing victory in just 13 seconds.
(USA Today - Sports, )

Imagine holding your breath for four minutes and 24 seconds.
(CNN - World Sport, )

Things got a bit crazy during the final 14 seconds of Game 2.
(USA Today - Sports, )

There’s a movie about car theft entitled Gone in 60 Seconds.
(The Vancouver Sun - Sports, )

At one point, it covered a distance of 1km in just 13 seconds.
(Daily Mail - Travel, )

The kiosks can confirm a traveler's identification in seconds.
(Fox News - Travel, )

Ukraine's violent political deadlock explained - in 60 seconds.
(BBC News - World News, )

Two seconds and a sixth-place finish by the wagering favourite.
(The Vancouver Sun - Sports, )

Others were long duration, tremor-like signals up to 10 seconds.
(Science Daily - News, )

This latest exploit can be leveraged in as little as 10 seconds.
(Tech Times - Personal Tech, )

(Daily Mail - Sport, )

They were separated by the length of the pitch and by 60 seconds.
(The Independent - Football, )

In 2015, the average attention span was measured at 8.25 seconds.
(Forbes - Entrepreneurs, )

Play resumed after a total delay of seven minutes and 22 seconds.
(USA Today - Tennis, )

BBC News outlines the global battle against polio - in 60 seconds.
(BBC News - Health, )

5 Seconds of Summer, Iggy Azalea lead the new Australian invasion.
(USA Today - Entertainment, )


11 examples:

Can I have seconds on rice and cabbage?

Isn’t it every 20 seconds that we think about sex?
(The Independent - Arts & Entertainment, )

Is an app whose content evaporates in seconds worthwhile?
(UPI - Business News, )

OUTLOOK: Seconds out, round four, or should that be three?
(The Independent - Business, )

30 Seconds to Know: Fighter pilots can pull up to 9 G's in a quick maneuver, but what does that mean?
(NBC News Science, )

"You ever see those shows … where you have like 11 seconds to make something from the refrigerator?
(The Hollywood Reporter - TV, )

You likely feel as though you don’t have enough time to watch a video that is 17 minutes and 47 seconds, right?
(Forbes - Personal Finance, )

Has Steven Gerrard's rash sending-off after 38 seconds in the defeat by Man Utd cost Liverpool a top-four Premier League finish?
(BBC Sport, )

Facebook leaks show a push towards showing ad inside videos that are 90 seconds or's sure to make Facebook money but does the move show other things about the big blue whale...?
(Paul Armstrong, Contributor in Forbes - Technology, )

We commonly judge the acceleration capabilities of automobiles by measuring how many seconds it takes to get from zero to 60 mph. That’s great for cars, but how would you like to see your taxes go from zero to 60%?
(Forbes - Entrepreneurs, )

Or do the struggling Bruins need the two points so badly after losing four straight, coming off a game where they blew a -0 lead in Calgary and lost to the Flames in overtime with two seconds left, that they stick with their big horse, Tuukka Rask, and throw Subban into the deep end against the St. Louis Blues or Chicago Blackhawks?
(The Vancouver Sun - Sports, )

Other sentences

100 examples:

My watch gains five seconds a day.

He ran 100 meters 11 seconds flat.

You have ten seconds left to live.

My watch gains thirty seconds a month.

I was thirty-six seconds ahead of you.

You have only ten seconds left to live.

You have three seconds to make your choice.

My clock is running 5 seconds faster everyday.

You have three minutes and thirty seconds left.

He waited for several seconds and opened the door.

You've only got thirty seconds to explain yourself.

The pilot ejected his seat seconds before the plane crashed.

Don't put so much on your plate! You can always have seconds.

In a few seconds I would have overcome the desperation threshold.

Once you light the fuse you'll have fifteen seconds to get to safety.

After a few more seconds of silence, John decided to make his opinion known.

The video claims to be fifty-one seconds long, but it is in fact over 9000 eternities in Ganon's pit!

After listening to an Arabic song for ten seconds, Dima finally heard a familiar voice say, "As-Salamu Alaykum!"

A few seconds ago I was in the open air and the bright daylight, and now my eyes refuse to serve me in this darkness.

With eyes or with hands, we started greeting but I don't remember that day who started the talking, but I do remember my eyes running toward him, and in seconds, I found my heart full of affection of him.

The day is coming when, in 45 seconds, you can download a movie.
(Brian Roberts)

If you catch him, just give me four seconds with Saddam Hussein.
(Bruce Willis)

Up until like five seconds ago, I just took what jobs came along.
(Paul Bettany)

Fill the unforgiving minute with sixty seconds worth of distance run.
(Rudyard Kipling)

I started crying 20 seconds into the movie and didn't stop till it was over.
(Joel Siegel)

You have five seconds to enjoy it and then you remember who you didn't thank.
(Helen Hunt)

Movie acting suits me because I only need to be good for ninety seconds at a time.
(Bill Murray)

I usually make up my mind about a man in ten seconds, and I very rarely change it.
(Margaret Thatcher)

Sometimes it takes ten seconds to see some humor in your dilemmas, sometimes ten years.
(Allen Klein)

It may take a lot of time to fabricate a lie but the truth only takes seconds to elevate.
(African proverb)

In this sport luck and tragedy are only a few hundredths of seconds apart from each other.
(Jacky Ickx)

I have a long way to catch up. I have to start with the pros this year, about 20 seconds back.
(Josh Brolin)

The kind of humor I like is the thing that makes me laugh for 5 seconds and think for 10 minutes.
(William Davis)

There's nothing stupider than bursting into song for seven seconds and then falling silent again.
(Richard Morris)

The flight was extremely normal... for the first 36 seconds then after that got very interesting.
(Pete Conrad)

"Thirty seconds, come on!
(CNET News, )

They were less than 30 seconds away.
(Fox News - Sports, )

Victory was less than 20 seconds away.
(Lisa Dillman in Los Angeles Times - Boxing, )

Your graduate will have seconds of joy!
(USA Today - Money, )

They had to score in eight seconds or less.
(Zach Helfand in Los Angeles Times - Basketball, )

Every 15 seconds, a Syrian becomes a refugee.
(CNN - World News, )

Hold for 60 seconds without losing your balance.
(NBC News Health, )

Within seconds, he was carrying people in his arms.
(Sydney Morning Herald - World, )

The car exploded just seconds after Greene escaped.
(USA Today - Sports, )

It probably was forgotten seconds after it happened.
(The New York Times - Pro-Basketball, )

Brouwer pots the game-winner with 12.9 seconds left.
(USA Today - NHL, )

Every 30 seconds, a person is killed in a car crash.
(CNN - Technology, )

James Neal scored with 32.4 seconds left in overtime.
(USA Today - NHL, )

Marc-Edouard Vlasic scored with 2.9 seconds remaining.
(USA Today - NHL, )

Eighteen seconds — and this game turned on its head.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

Giroux scored game-winner with under five seconds left.
(USA Today - NHL, )

After 15 seconds, look at the white space on the right.
(Daily Mail - Science, )

The Utes scored with 16 seconds remaining to win -27.
(USA Today - Sports, )

0m in London 2012 in 9.63 seconds, a new Olympic record.
(BBC Sport, )

Call of Duty lets you sprint for mere seconds at a time.
(Forbes - Technology, )

Jeff Rossen shows how to save a life when seconds count.
(NBC News Health, )

0, the Kings scored against the Flames 78 seconds apart.
(Los Angeles Times - Basketball, )

It took just 0.82 seconds to pass across the moon's face.
(Daily Mail - Science, )

While humans takes three seconds per item, this takes one.
(Daily Mail - News, )

The first scream came about three seconds into the flight.
(Fox News - Travel, )

Zero to 62mph in 2.7 seconds with zero tailpipe emissions.
(Daily Mail - Money, )

30 Seconds to Know: Get the info behind Tommy John surgery.
(NBC News Health, )

Every 66 seconds, a new brain develops Alzheimer's disease.
(NBC Today, )

If you like -60 in under four seconds, this car is for you.
(Tech Times - Future Tech, )

With 3.4 seconds left, Irving would deliver the game winner.
(The New York Times - Pro-Basketball, )

Devan Dubnyk was on edge as the final 35 seconds ticked off.
(Fox News - Sports, )

Belfort stops Henderson 77 seconds into match with head kick.
(USA Today - Sports, )

Tim Duncan hit the game-winning jumper with 0.4 seconds left.
(USA Today - NBA, )

James hits a three with seconds left as Heat escape Warriors.
(USA Today - NBA, )

E'Twaun Moore hit a go-ahead 3-pointer with 2.1 seconds left.
(USA Today - NBA, )

Sparks hit four free throws in final 16 seconds to close game.
(Los Angeles Times - Basketball, )

Vincenzo Nibali by three seconds with three days left in race.
(USA Today - Cycling, )

With 30 seconds left in the game, Portugal scored for the tie.
(The Hollywood Reporter - Business, )

Only 48 seconds after the opening bell, the comeback was over.
(CNN - U.S. News, )

Warren Buffet is probably wishing he ordered seconds of Kraft.
(USA Today - Money, )

It was able to predict an accident seconds before it happened.
(Tech Times - Personal Tech, )

Clarke MacArthur scores 58 seconds into overtime on power play.
(USA Today - NHL, )

Contador, Froome are 23 seconds behind leader after two stages.
(USA Today - Cycling, )

Harden turned the ball over with seconds left in a Game 2 loss.
(USA Today - NBA, )

Golden State fumbled away a chance to win in the final seconds.
(The New York Times - Pro-Basketball, )

Toronto fans chanted 'We Want Cleveland!' in the final seconds.
(Fox News - Sports, )

It's only 19 seconds long, but it's enough to get fans excited.
(CNN - Entertainment, )

That gave the Buckeyes a -60 edge with 16.9 seconds remaining.
(Fox News - Sports, )

Kyle Palmieri scored two goals in 47 seconds as Ducks pound Avs.
(USA Today - NHL, )

Rosberg retired early; Hamilton won by 13.5 seconds over Vettel.
(USA Today - Motor Sports, )

Detroit forced the extra frame with a goal at 31.8 seconds left.
(USA Today - NHL, )

Holzer scored on a long shot with 33 seconds left in regulation.
(USA Today - NHL, )

Tim Duncan was five seconds away from his fifth NBA championship.
(Mike Bresnahan in Los Angeles Times - Basketball, )

Shawn Marion's foul on Love goes uncalled in the closing seconds.
(USA Today - NBA, )

Focus your eyes on the centre for 30 seconds before looking away.
(Daily Mail - Science, )

'I turn around and seconds after, this car just completely flips.
(The Vancouver Sun - World, )

“The space between the seconds,” 36x36 inches, oil on canvas.
(The New York Times - Travel, )

Desi Rodriguez made a tiebreaking a layup with 11.6 seconds left.
(AP in USA Today - Sports, )

It came with 11 minutes and 51 seconds gone in the second quarter.
(The Independent - Sport, )

Every 10 seconds a report is made concerning a child being abused.
(Science Daily - News, )

His call was disconnected after 9 seconds, before anyone answered.
(The Vancouver Sun - World, )

Five seconds left, down by three points and the ball inside the 1.
(The New York Times - Pro-Football, )

Leading -0, the Kings scored against the Flames 78 seconds apart.
(Los Angeles Times - Football, )

The Dodgers' righty averages more than 30 seconds between pitches.
(USA Today - Sports, )

Austin MacGinnis kicked a 47-yard field goal with 12 seconds left.
(UPI - Sports News, )

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