four

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈfɔːr/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/fɔr/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(fôr, fōr)


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four

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
cardinal
  1. the number four
  2. [section, part, page] four
  3. [turn to, on] page four
  4. the four of [spades, hearts, clubs, diamonds]
  5. there are four in total
  6. there [are, were] four of [us, them]
  7. four out of every [10, hundred]
  8. four in every [10] of (them)
  9. four or five (of them)
  10. three or four (of them)
  11. four plus [one] [equals, is, makes] [five]
  12. four [minus, take away] [two] [equals] [two]
  13. four [times, multiplied by] [two] [equals] [eight]
  14. [multiply, times, divide] it by four
  15. [picked, dealt, played, rolled, scored, put down, threw away] a four
  16. [need, require] another four
  17. no [more, fewer] than four
  18. [children, boys, girls] of four
  19. the clock struck four
  20. at the stroke of four
  21. [half, 20, ten] past four
  22. it [starts, finishes] at four
  23. we [met, left, set off] at four
  24. the [movie, game, lesson] starts at four
  25. (at) four in the [morning, evening]
  26. four [A.M., P.M., o'clock]
  27. there are four [missing, hurt, injured]
  28. [crawling, moving, shifting] on all fours
  29. drives a four-by-four
  30. four [minutes, days, years]
  31. four [minutes] [ago, later, after, previously, from now]
  32. (just) four more [minutes]
  33. four [miles, yards] (away)
  34. four [miles] from [home, the coast, the city center]
  35. is four years old
  36. just turned four years old
  37. four [brothers, sisters, cousins, grandchildren, children, people]
  38. four [aces, kings, queens]
  39. four of a kind
  40. four [times, tries, ways, attempts]
  41. the [bell, phone] rang four times
  42. in all four directions
  43. in the four corners of the [room, Earth]
  44. from [all, the] four corners of the globe
  45. four [walls, columns, pillars]
  46. stuck inside these (same) four walls
  47. four [seats, places, spaces, chairs] left
  48. [lost, put on, gained] four kilos
  49. [seats, sleeps, houses] four (people)
  50. (called me) four eyes
  51. four-minute [mile, silence, warning]
  52. a four-season [climate, tent, cabin]
  53. a four-poster bed
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