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
My dad was diagnosed in his forties and passed away two days before his 58th birthday.
Often they are inspired to go for short hair after a life-changing event, such as divorce or bereavement, but most often people in their thirties, forties and fifties are just ready to make a change.
Renaissance Theaterworks performs Laura Eason's drama about a forty-something writer's tryst with a studly younger man and its unexpected consequences.
Officials on Tuesday morning pulled the body of an adult male in his forties from a Boise canal, according to Ada County dispatchers and officers on scene.
The first game Brady will play in his forties will also be the first game Belichick coaches at 65.
The victim of the shooting was a black male in his late forties, said Birmingham Police Department spokesman Lt.
An eyewitness told France Bleu radio that a man in his forties was targeted after leaving the mosque, on his way to have a cup of coffee at a nearby snack bar round 10:30 p.m.
Thereupon Congress shall decide the issue, assembling within forty-eight hours for that purpose if not in session.
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Origin and Etymology of forty
First Known Use: before 12th centurySee Words from the same year
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