for vs fore vs four : Common Errors in English

About for vs fore vs four

The most common member of this trio is the preposition “for,” which is not a problem for most people. “Fore” always has to do with the front of something (it’s what you shout to warn someone when you’ve sent a golf ball their way). “Four” is just the number “4.”

fore Meaning(s)

  • (n) front part of a vessel or aircraft
  • (a) situated at or toward the bow of a vessel
  • (r) near or toward the bow of a ship or cockpit of a plane

four Meaning(s)

  • (n) the cardinal number that is the sum of three and one
  • (n) a playing card or domino or die whose upward face shows four pips
  • (s) being one more than three

for in News

  1. For a few brave fans, a trip to Merion yields little golf and plenty of rain

    By Ryan HerringtonARDMORE, PA.--Jim Jensen decided to bite the bullet this morning and make his way out to Merion GC for the first round of the U.S. Open. Armed with an umbrella and a rain jacket, he hoped to catch as much play as possible, knowing full well the miserable forecast in store for the day. "I watched the weather last night and realized if we went we probably weren't going to see ...
    on June 13, 2013 Source: via Yahoo! Sports

  2. Alliance for Cancer Gene Therapy Boasts Standing Room Only Turnout at the 16th Annual American Society of Gene and ...

    Alliance for Cancer Gene Therapy, Inc. ,,, and, today announced that its ina
    on June 13, 2013 Source: Business Wire via Yahoo! Finance

  3. For a change, store wins lottery prize

    For a change, store wins lottery prize Beaumont Enterprise Copyright 2013 Beaumont Enterprise. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed. Updated 4:34 pm, Tuesday, June 11, 2013 A convenience store at College Street and Interstate 10 is a lottery winner for change, not for hitting a quick pick or for scratching off a lucky ticket, but for ...
    on June 12, 2013 Source: Beaumont Enterprise

fore in News

  1. Golf Fore Life Fundraiser set for July 21

    Golf Fore Life fundraiser will be at noon July 21 at The Golf Course at Branch River. Sponsorships range from $100 to $400 for different advertising options. Donated raffle prizes are appreciated. Format is a four-person scramble.
    on June 12, 2013 Source: Manitowoc Herald Times Reporter

  2. Tee-Off Fore Tata's

    Tee-Off Fore Tata's Golf Tournament Benefiting Save the Tata's.August 23rd at Waynesboro Country Club, 12pm. Captians Choice (4 man scramble) Lunch Included, Beer $1! Swag Bag for every player, Callaway Golf Polo for early registration (before July 31st). $60/player $240/team. Raffle prizes, Closest to the pin competition prizes. Single Players will be paired with other single players unless ...
    on June 9, 2013 Source: WPXI Pittsburgh

  3. 'Fore' the kids

    The 'Fore' Youth Golf Classic recently raised more than 447,000 for Cincinnati Youth Collaborative.
    on June 8, 2013 Source: Community Press & Recorder

four in News

  1. Four suspects break into rail car in northeast Houston

    Four suspects are wanted for breaking into a Union Pacific rail car in northeast Houston.
    on June 13, 2013 Source: KPRC Local 2 Houston

  2. Four escape burning home in Hooksett

    Four people made it out to safety early Thursday morning when their Hooksett home caught fire.
    on June 13, 2013 Source: New Hampshire Union Leader

  3. Four running for Bloomfield BOE

    Four candidates are vying for three seats in the Bloomfield Board of Education election in November.
    on June 13, 2013 Source: The Record

Lightning fast vocabulary building for SAT, ACT, GRE, GMAT and CAT