I was just too aware of the mechanisms, the way that the actors were repeating for the nth time the same lines and movements.
Although this method had been used by earlier Arabic mathematicians to find approximations for the nth root of an integer, al-Tusi is the first that we know who applied the method to solve general equations of this type.
‘Oh, I read all your articles,’ an excited advertiser tells a colleague, who blushed for the nth time that evening.
Space Mountain was my ride of choice - it seemed much faster than I remembered, and Star Tours was a good as ever despite it being my nth time.
I do actually think I had some great ideas for turning the book in to a movie - reading the book for the nth time - but I'm hopeful after this casting news.
But we are once again dealing with nth generation reproduction, without any remastering or reconfiguration.
In 1865 Fuchs studied nth order linear ordinary differential equations with complex functions as coefficients.
He tells the Dinah Shore Show story for the nth time and then he waits for the interviewer to set him up for the ‘buying his parents a VCR’ story.
Although not the first to do so, al-Kashi gave an algorithm for calculating nth roots which is a special case of the methods given many centuries later by Ruffini and Horner.
But really, would you want be the nth person to die after mixing coke and heroin?