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Forty per cent of those affected said it had altered relationships. The Sun (2016)Forty six per cent of academics ended up becoming victims, a study found. The Sun (2016)I phoned, held on for forty minutes. Times, Sunday Times (2016)I am in my early forties and don't really drink or have a massive appetite. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Forty per cent said their perfect property had three bedrooms, while 24 per cent favoured four. The Sun (2016)Forty three minutes had passed and that own goal was Wales' first try of the match. Times, Sunday Times (2016)They have thirty or forty hairs in their beards. A BOOK OF LANDS AND PEOPLES (2003)Usually appears before age forty in normal or below normal weight people. The Dictionary of Nutritional Health (1986)Forty per cent say that it is a bit of both. Times, Sunday Times (2009)You remind him of his forty days in the wilderness. Christianity Today (2000)What would we do for the next two hours and forty minutes? Times, Sunday Times (2010)He got himself elected to a school board at age forty. THE ESSENTIAL DRUCKER (2001)Sunday morning audiences lasted until forty minutes past noon. Sources of the West: Readings in Western Civilization, Volume 1: From the Beginning to 1715 (1995)Forty per cent of these are single occupancy. The Sun (2011)He was also keen to do it while he was still in his early forties and physically capable of the challenge. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Fifty forty days in the quarry. Modern Literatures of the Non-Western World: Where the Waters Are Born (1995)Mr. Weston must be between forty and fifty. Emma (1815)We first met years ago and our paths crossed again now we're in our early forties. The Sun (2016)He died in Rome at the age of forty. The Times Literary Supplement (2012)I am in my early forties and an otherwise fit and healthy woman. Times, Sunday Times (2014)A man in his forties has been arrested on suspicion of murder. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Forty or fifty years ago, such a wish would have been destined to remain merely an unfulfilled fantasy for the average person. The A-Z of Beauty Treatment (1994)He uses a wide range of these pastel paints and although I didn't count them there must have been forty or fifty colours. Improve Your Landscape Painting
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Translations for 'forty'
British English: forty /ˈfɔːtɪ/ NUMBER
Forty is the number 40.
- American English: forty
- Arabic: أَرْبَعُون
- Brazilian Portuguese: quarenta
- Chinese: 四十
- Croatian: četrdeset
- Czech: čtyřicet
- Danish: fyrre
- Dutch: veertig
- European Spanish: cuarenta
- Finnish: neljäkymmentä
- French: quarante
- German: vierzig
- Greek: σαράντα
- Italian: quaranta
- Japanese: 四十
- Korean: 40
- Norwegian: førti
- Polish: czterdzieści
- European Portuguese: quarenta
- Romanian: patruzeci
- Russian: сорок
- Latin American Spanish: cuarenta
- Swedish: fyrtio
- Thai: สี่สิบ
- Turkish: kırk
- Ukrainian: сорок
- Vietnamese: bốn mươi
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