Misused Words

Forth and Fourth

Forth means forward and onward.

The king sent forth a group to scout out the area.

Fourth means the number after the third.

The child was the fourth member of his family.
Practice

Choose the correct answer for each of the two practice sentences below by clicking on the correct answer.

(1) This was Dan's (forth, fourth visit to the Dominican Republic.

(2) The sun came (forth, fourth) from behind the clouds just as the picnic ended.

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