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Synonyms for forty-eight

being eight more than forty


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(in the year eighteen hundred and forty-eight)--the twenty-first of June.
Here he wrote a few lines to Isabel Worth, regretting that he was called out of town on military business for forty-eight hours.
Which course would it be wisest to take?--to inform Anne, by that day's post, that an interval of forty-eight hours must elapse before his father's recovery could be considered certain?
As this was his fourth offense, Miranda inquired how many bones there were in the human body, "so 't they'd know when Mark got through breakin' 'em." The time for paying the interest on the mortgage, that incubus that had crushed all the joy out of the Randall household, had come and gone, and there was no possibility, for the first time in fourteen years, of paying the required forty-eight dollars.
Fifty months equal--four twelves are forty-eight and two over--four years and two months.
One morning the house-physician gave him a new case, a man; and, seating himself at the bedside, Philip proceeded to write down particulars on the `letter.' He noticed on looking at this that the patient was described as a journalist: his name was Thorpe Athelny, an unusual one for a hospital patient, and his age was forty-eight. He was suffering from a sharp attack of jaundice, and had been taken into the ward on account of obscure symptoms which it seemed necessary to watch.
It was in the section included between this range and the Rocky Mountains that the American engineers found the most formidable difficulties in laying the road, and that the government granted a subsidy of forty-eight thousand dollars per mile, instead of sixteen thousand allowed for the work done on the plains.
"My Gawd!" protested Miss Merle Merryweather, the Accordion Girl, who looked like sixteen on the stage, but who, in private life among her grand-children, acknowledged forty-eight. "My Gawd, how the public can fall for it gets my honest-to-Gawd goat.
Summary: Kampala [Uganda], May 26 (ANI): At least forty-eight people have died in northern Uganda when a bus hit a tractor driving with no lights at night and then a truck, the Ugandan Red Cross said on Saturday.
Auto Business News-February 23, 2018--Harley-Davidson to launch Forty-Eight Special Sportster in India
"We are particularly troubled by the requirement that guide dog users submit paperwork to Delta forty-eight hours before flying.
Her previous reserve assignments include commanding officer, United States Fleet Forces Logistics Support unit; commodore, THIRD Navy Expeditionary Logistics Regiment; commander, Task Force FORTY-EIGHT; commanding officer, Operational Logistics Detachment, Commander Naval Forces Central Command; commanding officer, Navy Cargo Handling Battalion NINE; officer in charge, Navy Cargo Handling Battalion TEN, Norfolk Detachment.
Summary: Forty-eight civil society and international organizations issued a joint plea for the release of prominent human rights activist Razan Zeitouneh and three of her colleagues Tuesday.
So he decides to hit forty-eight states in forty-eight days, leaving behind a dead-end job and questionable life in search of adventure.