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Example sentences for hours

It's something that everybody needs, and according to the experts, seven to eight hours a day is the normal amount.
When darkness falls, a built-in sensor turns on the lights, which glow for up to eight hours.
Closer to the poles, the number of daylight hours increases in summer and decreases in winter.
All dressmaking establishments give precedence to mourning orders and will fill a commission within twenty-four hours.
Cover closely, and bake two hours, turning after the first hour.
Bake in a moderate oven three or four hours, basting every fifteen minutes with fat in pan.
Games comprise either one or two innings, and can last five full days or be as short as a few hours.
The exposure time can be more than two hours, depending on the building's size.
Flights that once took four or five hours are taking five or six.
We are currently updating the site and should be back within a few hours.
He gets up at the crack of dawn to do a couple of hours' extra ploughing.
Within a couple of hours, fires were blazing in the streets across much of the city.
In addition, hiccups are seldom isolated events but tend to recur every few seconds, sometimes for hours.
Presumably the stress of impending decapitation caused her locks to lose color within hours.
Bring to a boil, then cover and simmer for a couple of hours.
He spent his spare hours watching cartoons on television.
Or he can skip this late-night chore and resent himself for it eight hours later.
It relentlessly beats the viewer into submission over the course of two and a half hours.
Downstairs there was a private nightclub where she could bring her friends after hours.
The point was to sit in your garden chair for four hours and watch the show on an array of television sets.
For hours she'd lie on her bed, her face to the wall.
Street parties have been planned, and landlords at public houses across the country will be allowed to extend their hours.
Sprinkle the mixture with salt and let stand for a few hours.
It has the enchantment of a bank after hours, of a honeycomb emptied of honey and flooded with a soft glow.
Consuming them-toggling for hours between the incommensurable functions of reading and looking-is taxing.
And, in the end, our own consulting firm will only need to charge eleven billable hours.
More than four hours later, that is pretty much how it ends, too.
He spent a couple of hours cold-calling ethics professors around the country.
The initial visit to a factory usually takes several hours, but a follow-up walk-through can be accomplished in an hour.
Twenty-four hours later, he was discovered dead in his room by members of the hotel staff.
They were more agile than adults but they tended in the latter hours of the day to lose a degree of efficiency.
For a few hours after it, he was unable to speak and for several hours he was partially paralyzed.
Nowadays it is common for demonstrators to gather outside the prison as a convict's final hours are counted down.
With the right starting material, the process can be done in a few hours.
Two hours after the injection, he drew a round face with two hands in approximately the correct positions.
They provide only a limited amount of power, take hours to recharge, and over time become less long-lasting.
Scientists may soon be able to cut those eight wasted hours down to three or four-by waving a wand, more or less.
If you don't, your waking hours will be of reduced quality and productivity.
Normally, these only produce short-term memories, which fade after a few hours.
First the addict has about four hours of waking dreams in which he seems to confront inner demons.
Some within two hours, some merry at dinner and dead at supper.
He still plays in his off-hours and remains plugged into the professional blackjack subculture.
The planet will also grow steadily bigger and brighter as it migrates to more convenient viewing hours.
The workers stop chasing ants only for their ritual food break every three hours.
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