and so forth


and so forth
and other similar things.

Obviously they're not doing a good job and so forth, but I don't really like having to fire anyone.

Insurance is getting harder to obtain, and you may not qualify for benefits and so on.

Usage notes: also used in the forms and so on and so forth and and so on and so on:

Economic growth makes us all richer, provides jobs, and so on and so forth.

The “talking computer” is supposed to help you by saying “That's good” and “That's not right” and so on and so on.


New idioms dictionary. 2014.

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  • And so forth — Forth Forth, v.[AS. for[eth], fr. for akin to D. voort, G. fort [root]78. See {Fore}, {For}, and cf. {Afford}, {Further}, adv.] 1. Forward; onward in time, place, or order; in advance from a given point; on to end; as, from that day forth; one,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • and so forth — or[and so on] And more of the same kind; and further amounts or things like the ones already mentioned. * /The costumes were red, pink, blue, purple, yellow, and so forth./ Compare: WHAT HAVE YOU …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • and so forth — or[and so on] And more of the same kind; and further amounts or things like the ones already mentioned. * /The costumes were red, pink, blue, purple, yellow, and so forth./ Compare: WHAT HAVE YOU …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • And so forth — And And, conj. [AS. and; akin to OS. endi, Icel. enda, OHG. anti, enti, inti, unti, G. und, D. en, OD. ende. Cf, {An} if, {Ante }.] 1. A particle which expresses the relation of connection or addition. It is used to conjoin a word with a word, a… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • and so forth — phrasal 1. and others or more of the same or similar kind 2. further in the same or similar manner 3. and the rest 4. and other things …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Forth — Forth, v.[AS. for[eth], fr. for akin to D. voort, G. fort [root]78. See {Fore}, {For}, and cf. {Afford}, {Further}, adv.] 1. Forward; onward in time, place, or order; in advance from a given point; on to end; as, from that day forth; one, two,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Forth from — Forth Forth, v.[AS. for[eth], fr. for akin to D. voort, G. fort [root]78. See {Fore}, {For}, and cf. {Afford}, {Further}, adv.] 1. Forward; onward in time, place, or order; in advance from a given point; on to end; as, from that day forth; one,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Forth of — Forth Forth, v.[AS. for[eth], fr. for akin to D. voort, G. fort [root]78. See {Fore}, {For}, and cf. {Afford}, {Further}, adv.] 1. Forward; onward in time, place, or order; in advance from a given point; on to end; as, from that day forth; one,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Forth (Informatik) — Forth Paradigmen: stapelorientiert Erscheinungsjahr: ca. 1970 Entwickler: Charles H. Moore Typisierung: typenlos Dialekte …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • FORTH — wurde von Charles H. Moore 1969 entwickelt und ist in erster Linie als Programmiersprache bekannt geworden. Forth ist aber nicht nur eine Programmiersprache, sondern gleichzeitig ein Betriebssystem und eine Entwicklungsumgebung zur Erstellung von …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Forth (Programmiersprache) — Forth wurde von Charles H. Moore 1969 entwickelt und ist in erster Linie als Programmiersprache bekannt geworden. Forth ist aber nicht nur eine Programmiersprache, sondern gleichzeitig ein Betriebssystem und eine Entwicklungsumgebung zur… …   Deutsch Wikipedia


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