fourty vs forty :

fourty or forty

Unlike ninety, where 'e' is retained in forty the 'u' is dropped when we go from four to forty. Here is an exmaple of forty usage: You missed what I just said. You were having your forty winks during my lecture.

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Definitions

  • n  the cardinal number that is the product of ten and four
  • s  being ten more than thirty
News & Articles

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