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number in English:

1. number number

Give me the number.
The phone number for the Thursday evening phone conference is 415-904-8873.
It is so good to be able to speak a number of foreign languages.
In 1964, Roger Miller agreed to record sixteen songs. One of those songs was "Dang Me." It became his first number one selling record.
As a prank, some students let three goats loose inside their school after painting the numbers 1, 2 and 4 on the sides of the goats. The teachers spent most of the day looking for goat number 3.
Make ten copies of that document and bring it to conference room number 1.
Selena Gomez's second album hit Billboard Magazine's top two hundred albums chart at number four.
A good theory is characterized by the fact that it makes a number of predictions that could in principle be disproved or falsified by observation.
Do you have a number where we can contact you?
The discovery of electricity gave birth to an innumerable number of inventions.
I'd like to make a call to Tokyo, Japan. The number is 3202-5625.
My business acquaintances know this number.
The number of errors of fact in Arendt's book are considerably fewer than Abel implies.
Customer satisfaction is our number one priority.
We're sorry. The number you have dialed is currently unavailable.

English word "number"(number) occurs in sets:

Nicholas' Sight Words
sight words week 7

2. numerous numerous

Numerous stars were visible in the sky.
There are numerous ways to cook chicken - which do you prefer?
We have made numerous improvements to our house since we bought it.
numerous awards
Richard Roberts is the author of numerous books.
People often laud Christopher Columbus for all the lands that he discovered, but most are completely unaware of his numerous under-the-sea discoveries.
Recently numerous groups have offered counsel.
Foreign tourists in this country are numerous.
Numerous violent and sudden casualties among C++ developers are caused by segmentation faults every year.
Queen Elizabeth II has held numerous titles and honours throughout her life.
All natural objects and phenomena used to be considered as having kami, so the gods of Shinto were uncountably numerous.
The city has numerous attractions which both inhabitants and tourists can enjoy.
As I have already said, the cases are very numerous.
Charles Dickens is credited with coining numerous words for the English language
The two races witnessed numerous revolutions during their time on the planet.