• Scott, at five feet four and two hundred and ten pounds, cut a memorable figure.

    NEWYORKER: A Pickpocket’s Tale

  • Two hundred and fifty hospitals from Alaska to Virginia have installed a version of the tele-I.

    NEWYORKER: Big Med

  • Two hundred and fifty million years ago the Earth had one landmass—what scientists call Pangaea.

    FORBES: Columbus: Father of Globalization

  • In the first half of 2009, it sold more than two hundred and fifty thousand copies.

    NEWYORKER: Confounding Fathers

  • In the first three months, the Times attracted two hundred and eighty-one thousand digital subscribers.

    NEWYORKER: Changing Times

  • The following day, all two hundred and seventy-eight employees received a certified letter terminating their employment, effective immediately.

    NEWYORKER: Out of the Bronx

  • Two hundred and thirty-three years ago, a Polish-born patriot gave his life to advance the cause of American independence.

    WHITEHOUSE: The White House

  • By evening, the crew had pulled in roughly ten miles of line and about two hundred and fifty hooks.

    NEWYORKER: Neptune’s Navy

  • It rained two hundred and eighty-seven days of the year, and the locals were given to magnificent mood swings.

    NEWYORKER: Fjord of Killary

  • The penalty was potentially as high as two hundred and fourteen million dollars.

    NEWYORKER: Covert Operations

  • Boehner said that he would pursue the amendment approach if two hundred and seventeen Republicans—a majority of the House—favored it.

    NEWYORKER: The House of Pain

  • Several years ago, Texas passed a tough malpractice law that capped pain-and-suffering awards at two hundred and fifty thousand dollars.

    NEWYORKER: The Cost Conundrum

  • In my old paperback, Tolkien gets the whole thing done in two hundred and eighty pages, nineteen chapters in all.

    NEWYORKER: Ring Cycle

  • The company grew to two hundred and fifty million dollars in annual sales, with customers including Apple, Samsung, and Motorola.

    NEWYORKER: Green Giant

  • C. had issued more than two hundred and thirty subpoenas for phone numbers and reviewed at least eight thousand call records.

    NEWYORKER: A Dirty Business

  • In two months, the Germans killed twenty thousand members of the Home Army and massacred two hundred and twenty-five thousand civilians.

    NEWYORKER: Getting Real

  • If they voted against the Cantor plan as a bloc, the Republicans would need to supply two hundred and seventeen votes.

    NEWYORKER: The House of Pain

  • In 2004, he persuaded a New York-based philanthropy called the Nathan Cummings Foundation to give him two hundred and fifteen thousand dollars.

    NEWYORKER: Greening the Ghetto

  • The Federal Reserve Board employs some two hundred and twenty five Ph.

    FORBES: And Deliver Us From Systemic Risk: The Fed Transcripts

  • Two hundred and ten military units were thrown at the liquidation of the fallout of the catastrophe, which equals about 340, 000 military personnel.

    NPR: 'Voices of Chernobyl': Survivors' Stories

  • Papa had right around two hundred and fifty dollars in his purse as I had reason to know since I kept his books for him.

    NPR: Excerpt: 'True Grit'

  • He ordered Prokopi not to travel beyond northern Florida once he got home, and he raised the bond to two hundred and fifty thousand dollars.

    NEWYORKER: Bones of Contention

  • This was the entirety of the government of Kushamond, an area of two hundred and thirty square miles, with a population of around twenty thousand.

    NEWYORKER: After America

  • Between October, 2005, and September, 2006, the United States admitted two hundred and two Iraqis as refugees, most of them from the years under Saddam.

    NEWYORKER: Betrayed

  • Two hundred and thirty-two executives, entrepreneurs, thinkers and policy makers gathered to talk, trade ideas, and grapple with a big-picture conversation about the health care system.

    FORBES: Health Summit: How Patient Groups Are Changing Biotech - Forbes

  • The City University of New York (my old employer) has two hundred and twenty-eight thousand undergraduates—more than four times as many as the entire Ivy League.

    NEWYORKER: Live and Learn

  • In 2003, Charlan Nemeth, a professor of psychology at the University of California at Berkeley, divided two hundred and sixty-five female undergraduates into teams of five.

    NEWYORKER: Groupthink

  • The proposed new structure, known as Building 20, was going to be the biggest lab yet, comprising two hundred and fifty thousand square feet, on three floors.

    NEWYORKER: Groupthink

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