- forty hours,
- forty winks,
Examples from the Web for forty-eight
Forty-eight works from 37 artists, including 18 women, are on display, and the selection is eclectic.
Forty-eight hours before, I had been in a helicopter that was getting shot at in Iraq.Eric Greitens, Former Navy SEAL, on Helping Military Veterans|Eric Greitens|May 15, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Forty-eight percent of the poll respondents said the average American consumes too many natural resources.New Poll Finds Americans Are Worried About Runaway Population Growth|Jerry Karnas|February 28, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Forty-eight percent say they are pro-life, while 46 percent say they are pro-choice.
Forty-eight percent of men said in a Marist poll this month that they are “very enthusiastic” about voting, the most of any group.
Cover it, and leave for forty-eight hours; then decant into bottles, being careful to leave all sediment behind.What Shall We Do Now?: Five Hundred Games and Pastimes|Dorothy Canfield Fisher
Give me your answer within forty-eight hours; and meanwhile hold no communication with my ward.The Parisians, Complete|Edward Bulwer-Lytton
Although De Caen had brought eighteen new settlers, the colony was reduced to only forty-eight.
By a deed of exchange the greedy king obtained forty-eight acres of land, some marshes, and two inns.Haunted London|Walter Thornbury
He was kept at sea forty-eight hours by contrary winds, but reached Jersey at last on an October morning.Raleigh|Edmund Gosse