Examples of forty in a Sentence
The temperature outside is in the high forties.
She is in her forties.
Recent Examples of forty from the Web
Donovan was no slouch on the judo mat either, earning his black belt in his forties.
Until nearly the end of the forties, the United States was the only nuclear power in the world.
If the wine itself wasn't enough to get you into a festive mood for the upcoming summer season, there are now rosé forties to fulfill both your enological and collegiate dreams.
Basic wages for production, which had gone up by 45 percent in the late forties, rose by 56 percent in the fifties and another 44 percent in the sixties.
Herbst said, predicting the university would decline to the forties within a few years.
One local Florida used car dealer had made the garage their temporary home to allow the vehicles to wait out the storm, consuming over forty spaces in the garage.
My dad was diagnosed in his forties and passed away two days before his 58th birthday.
Renaissance Theaterworks performs Laura Eason's drama about a forty-something writer's tryst with a studly younger man and its unexpected consequences.
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Origin and Etymology of forty
First Known Use: before 12th centurySee Words from the same year
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