Fortnight in a Sentence  🔊

Definition of Fortnight

a period of 14 days

Examples of Fortnight in a sentence

They wanted to have a month to prepare, but their time was cut in half, leaving them only a fortnight.  🔊

A fortnight, or fourteen days, may not seem like very long, but it gives you time to prepare.  🔊

If you travel 10 miles a day, you can make the 140 mile journey in a fortnight.  🔊

Wanting to double their honeymoon vacation, they took an entire fortnight away on their own.  🔊

A standard cruise might only last a week, but many offer options that last a fortnight or even longer.  🔊

Rather than just stay one week, some hotels offer a discount if you remain for a fortnight.  🔊

With only a fortnight to prepare, they rushed to bring in all of the necessary ingredients.  🔊

The raiding party planned to attack in a fortnight, but after the first week of waiting their plans were undermined.  🔊

Though not common today, people in old England often referred to a two-week period as a fortnight.  🔊

The barkeep knew that a fortnight would not be enough time to gather the money, so he called upon a thief to help.  🔊

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