four times


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Adv.1.four times - by a factor of four; "the price of gasoline has increased fourfold over the past two years"
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The sausage had only to watch the pot to see that the food was properly cooked, and when it was near dinner-time, he just threw himself into the broth, or rolled in and out among the vegetables three or four times, and there they were, buttered, and salted, and ready to be served.
Four times during my stay in the valley the young men assembled near the full of the moon, and went together on these excursions.
Let me see: four times five is twelve, and four times six is thirteen, and four times seven is--oh dear
We have ten million farmers who make four times as much money as seven million farmers made in 1876.
He went every day to fish very early, and each day he made a rule not to throw his nets more than four times.
Pollyanna, it is true, tried to talk; but she did not make a success of it, chiefly because four times she was obliged to break off a "glad" in the middle of it, much to her blushing discomfort.
SOCRATES: Therefore the double line, boy, has given a space, not twice, but four times as much.
These Neapolitans always ask four times as much money as they intend to take, but if you give them what they first demand, they feel ashamed of themselves for aiming so low, and immediately ask more.
I back-tripped it four times a day, and on each forward trip carried one hundred and fifty pounds.
You are a philosopher, Thrasymachus, I replied, and well know that if you ask a person what numbers make up twelve, taking care to prohibit him whom you ask from answering twice six, or three times four, or six times two, or four times three,
I tried for the hooks three or four times, but somehow I couldn't make it work.
Besides that, four times a year, on the name days and birthdays of the hosts, as many as a hundred visitors would gather there for a day or two.