Fortunetelling Forty-eight

Forty

Meanings and phrases

forty

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
adj.
  1. being ten more than thirty; 40; xl; twoscore

forty

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. the cardinal number that is the product of ten and four; 40; XL

forty winks

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. sleeping for a short period of time (usually not in bed); nap; catnap; cat sleep; short sleep; snooze

one hundred forty

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
adj.
  1. being ten more than one hundred thirty; 140; cxl

forty years

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • He lived the last forty years of his life in Spain.
  • Donner said, "There is forty years worth of stories.
  • The first forty years of his life are mostly obscure.

more than forty

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • She appeared in more than forty films since 1975.
  • He performed in more than forty films since 1974.
  • He performed in more than forty films since 1971.

top forty

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The first single, "Talk to Me", became a top forty smash for Chico.
  • It attained a position inside the top forty of the UK Singles Chart.
  • Commercially, the joint release entered the top forty in the United Kingdom.

forty days

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • But for nearly forty days they remained intact.
  • The ceremony began forty days before Easter.
  • The pain may last for seven to forty days.

nearly forty

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • But for nearly forty days they remained intact.
  • He wrote nearly forty cover stories.
  • The topographical survey he carried out will still be used nearly forty years later.

forty minutes

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The raid lasted for approximately two hours and forty minutes.
  • The piece lasts about forty minutes.
  • The 1981 final was on 15 February at 15:35 and was forty minutes.

forty percent

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • As a result, the women earn forty percent of the retail price.
  • At battle's end, forty percent of the emperor's men had been captured.
  • EDGE coverage was available within at least forty percent of the GSM footprint.

nearly forty years

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The topographical survey he carried out will still be used nearly forty years later.
  • He remained organist of St. George's Hall nearly forty years, giving three recitals weekly.
  • For nearly forty years, the seat had been held by members of the Pryse family of Gogerddan.

forty years later

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • He only admitted his participation forty years later.
  • On her death forty years later this was left to Phillippe.
  • He left for Morocco in October 1493, where he would die some forty years later.

next forty

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • He and his band played mostly in that area for the next forty years.
  • Mombach was appointed choirmaster, a post he held for the next forty years until his death.
  • Population levels continued to increase over the next forty years, albeit with a small decline in the 1870s.

forty miles

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The unpaved road extends nearly forty miles, almost to the Canada–United States border.
  • Totter began her acting career in radio in the latter 1930s in Chicago, only forty miles northeast of Joliet.
  • Despite the Union loss, the battle cost General Early precious time better spent advancing the forty miles toward Washington.

next forty years

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • He and his band played mostly in that area for the next forty years.
  • Mombach was appointed choirmaster, a post he held for the next forty years until his death.
  • Population levels continued to increase over the next forty years, albeit with a small decline in the 1870s.

almost forty

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • For almost forty years, Kaytor wrote about food and style.
  • The team played for almost forty years in the amateur league.
  • His filmography as a director includes almost forty films and television works.

around forty

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • His films have been broadcast around forty countries.
  • Mitsuda suffered a hard drive crash that lost around forty in-progress tracks.
  • Kolchuga has been reported to use around forty different parameters when identifying a target.

forty thousand

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • A 2013 "Global Edition" of "Britannica" contained approximately forty thousand articles.
  • Tallies made by carving notches in wood, bone, and stone were used for at least forty thousand years.
  • The indigenous people of Tarichæa, numbering then forty thousand, rose up to his defense and prevented his bloodshed.

age of forty

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • He died at the age of forty in 1666.
  • About 90 percent of the women had been married by the age of forty, and spinsterhood was rare.
  • He was Rector of Ardtrea for six years, until his untimely death in 1819 at the age of forty two.
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