- 01. He bought about a [dozen] CDs yesterday during the one-day sale.02. Can you pick up a [dozen] eggs at the grocery store on the way home?03. I picked up half a [dozen] bagels and some cream cheese to take on the picnic.04. There were about a [dozen] people at the party when I arrived.05. Eggs are on special for a dollar a [dozen] at the supermarket this week.06. We got about a [dozen] books for the kids to read at the library today.07. Her son has a big appetite and can eat about half a [dozen] hamburgers at a time.08. Sophie brought a [dozen] comic books with her in the car to read during the trip.09. Of the fifteen students in my class, about a [dozen] of them are Korean.10. He gave his girlfriend a [dozen] red roses to celebrate the anniversary of their first date.11. Police say [dozens] of people were injured when a fire broke out at a local nightclub.12. Apples are on special for a dollar a [dozen] this week.13. John Steinbeck once remarked that ideas are like rabbits. You get a couple, and learn how to handle them, and pretty soon you have a [dozen].14. There is a Chinese proverb which states that when one man tells a lie, [dozens] repeat it as the truth.15. One small poison frog can produce enough toxin to arm up to four [dozen] arrow tips, which local South American Indians use to hunt monkeys and jaguars.
Grammatical examples in English. 2013.