- eighty-six (v.)
- slang for "eliminate," 1936, originated at lunch counters, a cook's word for "none" when asked for something not available, probably rhyming slang for nix.
- 1. The poll canvassed the views of almost eighty economists.
- 2. The stadium has been fitted with seating for over eighty thousand spectators.
- 3. As a novel, Nineteen Eighty-four hardly ranks with the greats.
- 4. All eighty opposition members of parliament have handed in their resignation.
- 5. A lorry driver can legally work eighty-two hours a week.
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