forty-eight forty-eight

Definition(s):

  • (adj) being eight more than forty

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  • Most of all, the media is almost certain to cover any Edwards endorsement for at least forty-eight hours.

News

  1. A U.S. girl chasing the Irish dream

    Dublin: Combing through my email outbox, I count how many resumes I’ve sent out in the last few months. Forty-two, forty-eight, forty-nine; this month’s total hovers around fifty. I’m too tired to count beyond that depressing point.
    on June 29, 2013     Source: Irish Central

  2. Coverage You Can Count On

    MARYVILLE (AP) - Nodaway County authorities say a 49-year-old man died after collapsing in court shortly after being convicted of sodomy. Forty-eight-year-old Steve Parsons of Stanberry died Thursday after collapsing in Nodaway County Court.
    on June 29, 2013     Source: KOMU Columbia

  3. 48 people arrested Tuesday in Polk County

    Forty-eight people were arrested and booked into the Polk County Jail Tuesday, jail logs show.
    on June 26, 2013     Source: The Des Moines Register

Quotes

  1. He praised President Bush for saying, "The people voted. We heard 'em," but also warned that "American competitiveness was at risk before November 7 and it is still at risk today. Forty-eight hours after the election, we still face challenges...
    on Nov 15, 2006 By: President Bush Source: Knowledge@Wharton

  2. "I think in the fourth quarter we finally started playing with some energy," said Detroit coach Flip Saunders. "We started moving the ball and played how we were capable of playing. I told our guys that if we play like that for forty-eight...
    on Feb 20, 2007 By: Flip Saunders Source: Seattle Post Intelligencer

  3. "No matter what the media says," said Edwards, "so far there have been two contests, two states: Iowa, where I finished second, and New Hampshire, where I finished third. There are forty-eight states left to go. And your voice here in South...
    on Jan 9, 2008 By: John Edwards Source: CBS News

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