four four  /ˈfɔr/

Definition(s):

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

Usage(s):

  1. Shifting to a four-day workweek could save energy, cut traffic--and make you happier.
  2. Follow four simple rules and you could reduce your chronic-disease risk by as much as 80%, according to a new study in the Archives of Internal Medicine.
  3. We already eat four times as much meat and dairy as the rest of the world, and there's not a nutritionist on the planet who would argue that 24oz.

News

  1. Four Senators seek to bar military aid to Syrian rebels

    By Patricia Zengerle WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Four senators introduced legislation on Thursday that would bar President Barack Obama from providing military aid to Syria's rebels, saying the administration has provided too little information about what they see as a risky intervention. The bill would prevent the Department of Defense and U.S. intelligence agencies from using any funds to support ...
    on June 21, 2013     Source: Reuters via Yahoo! News

  2. Four men survive golf course crash

    Four men survived after their plane crashed at the Seneca Park Golf Course on June 11. A passerby stopped to help and guided emergency workers to the victims.
    on June 21, 2013     Source: WAVE 3 Louisville

  3. Four women assault restaurant employee

    Four women were caught on camera assaulting an employee at a Virginia Beach restaurant.
    on June 21, 2013     Source: FOX 43 TV Hampton Roads

Quotes

  1. "The disappointment is very big. We had a lot as our goal and we didn't succeed.For the Spanish, it's everything they've been working for these last four years.We worked hard to get here and now we have made the final," Villa said. "It's a...
    on Jul 7, 2010 By: David Villa Source: Financial News USA (press release)

  2. "I've been on a long journey for the last four years and I'm just shocked and so proud of our guys," Donovan said in a televised interview.
    on Jun 23, 2010 By: Donovan Source: BusinessWeek

  3. "He made a decision about four years ago to stop being led by producers and managers and to forge his own way," Armfield told Australian Broadcasting Corp. radio "He started working with the most interesting directors. He was so successful at...
    on Jan 22, 2008 By: Neil Armfield Source: Newsday

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