Examples from the Web for fortnight
This that you describe must have happened a fortnight after he died.Read ‘The King in Yellow,’ the ‘True Detective’ Reference That’s the Key to the Show|Robert W. Chambers|February 20, 2014|DAILY BEAST
There were no other visitors save for a man who came for a fortnight with his wife and seven children.Bin Laden’s Life on the Run, Witnessed by Al Qaeda Child Bride|Michael Daly|July 10, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Fireplace ashes are a hazard for at least a day and can remain so for as long as a fortnight, Duran says.Madonna Badger’s ‘Today’ Interview Shouldn’t Ignore Fire’s Tragic Lessons|Michael Daly|June 21, 2012|DAILY BEAST
A fortnight ago, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, Turkey's prime minister, accused Israel of committing "genocide" against the Palestinians.
Afghanistan was almost forgotten in Britain, until the recent upsurge in British casualties: 16 dead in a fortnight.
But it means bed for a fortnight or so, and you must go immediately.'A Great Man|Arnold Bennett
For a fortnight the young soldier remained the same,—feverish, conscious only at intervals.
There would be no difficulty as to Parliament; we can call them together at a fortnight's notice.Memoirs of the Court and Cabinets of George the Third, Volume 2 (of 2)|The Duke of Buckingham
The Coxeyites had been in camp a fortnight when their trial began.The Cup of Trembling and Other Stories|Mary Hallock Foote
This fortnight past I have been laughing in my sleeve, thinking to myself, 'How happy they are going to be!'Father Goriot|Honore de Balzac