Questions about example sentences with, and the definition and usage of "Fortnight"

The meaning of "Fortnight" in various phrases and sentences

Q: What does «come a fortnight and the brace of us'll be wanting to be ever silent as the tomb» mean?
A: In a fortnight the pair of us (a brace is two of something) will be as silent as a tomb.
Q: What does fortnight mean?
A: Fortnight means two (2) weeks, but in the U.S. we usually just say two weeks instead.
Q: What does fortnight mean?
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Q: What does All this and he will not turn 38 for another fortnight! mean?
A: What is the context of that sentence?

It sounds like someone may have gone to a lot of effort to put together a birthday party and then found out that the person's birthday is in 2 weeks.

"All this" being that the person speaking has gone through a lot.

"He will not turn 38 for another fortnight" meaning that the person's 38th birthday is in 2 weeks.
Q: What does fortnight mean?
A: Or 14 days.

Example sentences using "Fortnight"

Q: Please show me example sentences with fortnight .
A: fortnight = 14 days
I stayed in England for a fortnight
Q: Please show me example sentences with "fortnight" .
A: Fortnight is the exact equivalent of two weeks (: So whenever you want to say two weeks, you can say fortnight.
"Shall we meet up in a fortnight?"

If you want to say ever two weeks you could also say fortnightly.
"Meetings occur fortnightly."

I know it's used a lot in England but I'm not sure if it's also a common expression in the US 🤔
Q: Please show me example sentences with fortnight.
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Synonyms of "Fortnight" and their differences

Q: What is the difference between fortnight and 2 weeks ?
A: No difference, fortnight is just a special name for 2 weeks, or 14 days, or 1,209,600 seconds ;)

Translations of "Fortnight"

Q: How do you say this in English (UK)? fortnight
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? for fortnight what is this words
A: We say “two weeks”
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? I will see you in a fortnight
A: in two weeks.

Other questions about "Fortnight"

Q: Please show me how to pronounce fortnight.
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Q: He went to a fortnight holiday in Greece and came back to London really tanned. does this sound natural?
A: ....went on a fortnight's holiday, or he went on holiday to Greece for a fortnight....
Q: Please show me how to pronounce fortnight.
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Q: Please show me how to pronounce fortnight .
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Q: 为什么a fortnight = two weeks ?
A: fourteen nights

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