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十二 in English:

1. twelve

twelve boxes
They usually have breakfast at half past seven o'clock and eat their lunch at twelve.
I've heard that it's impossible to sound like a native speaker unless one starts speaking the language before the age of twelve.
She began writing a report at eight, finishing it at twelve.
The handyman was supposed to arrive at twelve noon, but got stuck in a traffic jam for a few hours.
January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December are the twelve months of the year.
Why are you telling me about hippos all of the sudden? I don't see the connection between that and your twelve red goldfishes.
The son of Heaven, when sacrificing, wore the cap decorated with twelve pendants of jade beads hanging down before and behind, and the robe embroidered with dragons.
If it's not from Scotland and it hasn't been aged at least twelve years, then it isn't whisky.
The twelve animals of the Chinese zodiac come from eleven kinds of animals originating in nature, namely the rat, ox, tiger, rabbit, horse, snake, monkey, rooster, dog and pig, as well as the legendary form of the dragon, and are used as a calendar.
Ten, eleven, twelve, thirteen, fourteen, fifteen, sixteen, seventeen, eighteen, nineteen, twenty.
A lot of people ask why the cat does not appear among the twelve animals of the Chinese zodiac.
While at the fabric store, a small boy discovered large rolls of uncut fabric, which he unrolled and hid under, cackling like twelve squirrels.
The twelve stars on the flag of the European Union do not symbolize the twelve founding members of the union. They symbolize the Twelve Apostles.

English word "十二"(twelve) occurs in sets:

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2. dozen

Each chapter in the textbook is followed by about a dozen comprehension questions.
Tom ate a dozen doughnuts all by himself.
Mary baked three dozen cookies for Tom's party.
Several dozen young people participated in the demonstration.
The microscope showed dozen of dots running into each other.
I ordered half a dozen books on chemistry from New York.
over a dozen
I sat down to translate the sentence shown on the main page into my native language, and half an hour and two dozen sentences later I had to convince myself to stop.
In U.S. bakeries, a "baker's dozen" is 13, not 12.
If I were to make a potato tortilla, I would buy two dozen eggs.
How characteristically quirky of him to give you both a dozen roses and a dozen camellias, and have them fight to the death!
I certainly didnt imagine then that in about a dozen years Id turn a simple example of the night-s
I've seen that film dozens of times before. Can you buy a dozen eggs on your way home?
At least a dozen stations are devoted entirely to astrology 24 hours a day.
After a few dozen unrequited infatuations, Herb's heart became unbreakable.

English word "十二"(dozen) occurs in sets:

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