How to use Forties in a sentence
Dean brushed off a white cloud of flour and greeted a well-dressed, good-looking man in his late forties standing in the hall.
Dean thought him to be in his late forties but he looked physically in shape and much younger.
If Edith was pregnant in 1960, her son would be in his forties now!
Fred was being consoled by Mrs. Abernathy or some other of his lady friends so Dean spent the evening alone with the sound of a little early Nat King Cole trio, vintage forties.
On the polar side of the high-pressure area a west wind drift is under the control of the " roaring forties," and on reaching South Africa part of this is deflected and sent northwards along the west coast as the cold Benguella current which rejoins the equatorial.Advertisement
This short-lived experiment, which inspired the muse of Vodnik, the first Slovene poet of real mark, had its aftermath in the Illyrian movement of the forties, which centred in Zagreb, the Croatian capital.
Between the Kuro Siwo and the Asiatic coast a band of cold water, with a slight movement to the southward, known as the Oya Siwo, forms the analogue of the " Cold Wall " of the Atlantic. In the higher latitudes of the South Pacific the surface movement forms part of the west wind-drift of the Roaring Forties.
It is a deflected stream from the west drift of the " roaring forties " and coming from Antarctic regions is much colder than the Agulhas current.
The rupture usually occurs out of the blue playing badminton or squash in a man in his forties.
Paul Ford was a slightly balding gray haired American in his late forties.Advertisement
An NIH Consensus Conference concluded that routine mammography was not indicated universally for women in their forties  .
South of this anticyclone, from about the latitude of the Cape, we find the region where, on account of the uninterrupted sea surface right round the globe, the planetary circulation is developed to the greatest extent known; the pressure gradient is steep, and the region is swept continuously by strong westerly winds - the " roaring forties."
It had a vogue in England in the forties...
As more and more women put off having children until their thirties and even forties, the decision about how many children a couple should have is sometimes made based on the time factor and mom's biological ticking clock.
Although, women have been having babies into their forties for centuries, breakthrough medical techniques have aided many women who would have been unable to conceive in the past.Advertisement
Berry didn't seem to experience any complications that can sometimes arise with pregnant women in their forties.
The roaring twenties and thirties became the conservative forties and fifties.
This condition is called presbyopia, and most people experience it in their forties or fifties.
Almost everyone needs reading glasses by the time they are in their forties or fifties.
Someone in their forties might consider a card from their childhood years to be old.Advertisement
The rates have also been high for women in their forties and older.
However, symptoms can recur when the child reaches his or her thirties or forties.
Forties is about sophistication and confidence!
While many women have children well into their forties, it may become a consideration if Anderson waits too long to have a child.
Bollywood babes are important to Bollywood movies because Bollywood today is a lot like Hollywood of the forties and fifties.Advertisement
Most runway models are in their teens, twenties, and maybe thirties, so they haven't experienced the slow crawl that their metabolism will experience in their forties.
State Farm Auto Insurance is the largest insurer for automobiles in the United States, and it has been since the late forties.
A husband and wife in their early forties just purchased a house and have three children, one of whom is a teen and almost in college.
In his forties, he is an advertising salesman who is only legally married to one wife, but considers the other three women to be his wives despite the lack of a legal union.
Maybe forties; I don't know.Advertisement
But the situation was also remarkable because power thus definitely passed from men who, without exception, had been born in the 18th century, and had all held cabinet offices before 1832, to men who had been born in the 19th century, and had only risen to cabinet rank in the forties and the fifties.
He was a stout, dark, red- faced peasant in the forties, with thick lips, a broad knob of a nose, similar knobs over his black frowning brows, and a round belly.