Forth/Fourth

M. P. Moore

Read the statements below carefully and choose the correct word. Remember the differences between the words.

Forth is "out into notice or view" or forward (adv.)

Fourth is one more than third in order (adv.)


  1. Elise was hardly (forthright/fourthright) about the dissolution of her marriage. In fact, she refused to disclose any of the details of the break up.
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  3. According to legend: famine, pestilence, and death are but three of the plagues suffered by mankind. The (forth/fourth) is war.
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  5. The First Amendment to the U.S. Constitution guarantees citizens the right to free speech. The Fourth Amendment guards against unreasonable searches and seizures.
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  7. If you do not want every effort that you put (forth/fourth) to accomplish a goal to be in vain, plan a course of action.
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  9. In the Olympic Games, there are no medals for athletes who finish in (forth/fourth) place.
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