1 out of every 5

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Definition

1 out of (every) 5: 20%, 1 for (every) 5, for (every) 5 there is 1
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9 out of 10 customers prefer Delavigne perfume to Kalvin Krime perfume.

Examples

  • "Did you know that 1 out of every 5 people are involved in a crime sometime in their lifetime?"
  • "Recent criminal reports released by the National Criminal Report Releasing Agency indicate that 1 out of every 5 people are involved in a crime some time in their lifetime."
  • "7.5 out of 10: Investment strategy is sound, rap fantastic, pants unzipped."
  • "We received 7.5 out of 10 stars."
  • "I'm going to give it 4.5 out of 5 stars."

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