forty

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈfɔːrti/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/ˈfɔrti/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(fôrtē)


Inflections of 'forty' (nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.): nplplural noun: Noun always used in plural form--for example, "jeans," "scissors.": forties
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forty

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
cardinal
  1. the number forty
  2. [section, part, page] forty
  3. [turn to, on] page forty
  4. there are forty in total
  5. there [are, were] forty of [us, them]
  6. forty out of every [hundred]
  7. forty in every [100] of (them)
  8. forty or fifty (of them)
  9. thirty or forty (of them)
  10. forty plus [10] [equals, is, makes] [fifty]
  11. forty [minus, take away] [two] [equals] [thirty-eight]
  12. forty [times, multiplied by] [two] [equals] [80]
  13. [multiply, times, divide] it by forty
  14. no [more, fewer] than forty
  15. (they say) life starts at forty
  16. [a man, a woman, an individual] of (around) forty
  17. a [man, person, singer] in his forties
  18. the temperature was in the forties
  19. forty were [hurt, injured, displaced, lost]
  20. forty of them [came, left, voted, approved]
  21. forty [minutes, days, years]
  22. forty [minutes] [later, after, ago, before]
  23. took me forty [minutes] (to)
  24. is forty years old
  25. turned forty (years old) (today)
  26. will [be, turn] forty (years old) (tomorrow)
  27. a forty-year-old [woman, movie]
  28. are forty [pieces, parts, chapters]
  29. forty [miles, yards, feet] (away)
  30. forty [miles] from [home, the coast, the city center]
  31. [about, approximately, around, near] forty
  32. [wasted, spent, worth] forty thousand dollars
  33. [rained, fasted] for forty days and forty nights
  34. [sleep, get] forty winks
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