mid-forties mid-forties

Definition(s):

  • (n) the time of life between 40 and 50

Usage(s):

  1. Merkel is winning in Germany because support for the SPD, once in the mid-forties at the polls, is now down to less than 25%.
  2. Worse yet for the incumbent, she's stuck in the mid-forties while Madrid is over the 50% mark in three of the four.
  3. After his mid-forties stop asking him, or even allowing him, to do the heavy work around the house.

News

  • Dead Body Found Along Highway

    NEAR MACDOEL, Calif. — Police are looking for clues after finding a dead body near a highway in Northern California. The Siskiyou County Sheriff’s Department says they found the body of a man in his mid-forties, near a turnout along Highway 97. They say it is still unclear what happened or who is responsible. The … Continue reading »
    on June 27, 2013     Source: NewsWatch 12 Medford - Klamath Falls

Quotes

  1. Forget also Altamont, Vietnam, race riots and the assassinations of the Kennedys, Malcolm X and Martin Luther King Jr. "The truly pivotal moments of history are those whose legacies endure," Kaplan writes. "And, as the mid-forties recede into...
    on Jul 19, 2009 By: Fred Kaplan Source: Los Angeles Times

  2. "Before, my numbers were in the mid-forties and against a good guy, I didn't have a chance," said Spezza. "Now my numbers are above 50% and I feel like I can beat anybody on any given night."
    on Apr 26, 2007 By: Jason Spezza Source: SLAM! Sports

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