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What does four score mean?


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2009-03-16 23:08:39
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a score is equal to twenty, so four score is 80


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A 'score' is twenty - so four score = 80.

Four score is a number. A score is twenty, as a dozen is twelve. Four score is 80.

A score is twenty years, so 4 score is 80 years and 'four score and seven' means 87 years.

FOUR SCORE AND TEN = 90. A score is 20 therefore 4 score is 4 x 20 =80 + 10 = 90

A "score" is twenty years, so four score and seven is a total of 87 years

Four Score = 20 x 4 = 80 + 65 = 145 years in the past.

A score is equal to twenty. "Four score and seven years" is eighty-seven years.

This has been asked and answered before. Four score is 80. A score is twenty. 4 score means 4x20, as score means a measurement of 20.

One of the definitions of 'score' is an amount of 20. 'Four score and ten' would mean something in an amount of 90.

If you mean four score and seven years ago, it was said by Abraham Lincoln, the first words from his Gettysburg Address.

A "score" of years is 20 years, so four score = 4X20=80+5=85.

A score is 20, so four-score is 80.

A score is 20, so four score is 80

A score, when referring to a number is 20, so four score is 20 x 4 = 80

A group of twenty is a score, four score is 80 no matter what you are talking about.

A score is an Old English word for '20', therefore four score would be '80'

A score is old English for twenty years, so four score would be eighty years.

score is a set of twenty so 4 x 20 + 10 = 90 years ago.

A score is a word which means twenty years. So four score is four times twenty, or 80 years. then Lincoln said "and seven years ago" so 80+7 is 87 years.

scores mean 20 so it was 87 years

A score is 20, so four score is 80.

He was referring to the Declaration of Independence (1776), which at the time he spoke was written 87 years ago (a "score" is 20, so four score = 80).No doubt he was referring to 1776 - the Declaration of Independence.

A score is 20, so four score is 80. And that's how the French refer to 80, as it happens: quatre-vingts.

a "score" is 20 years so a six letter word for four score would be: Eighty

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