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  • as into and fro
  • as inback and forth

synonyms for and fro

  • backward and forward
  • backwards and forwards
  • forward and back
  • from side to side
  • here and there
  • in and out
  • off and on
  • seesaw
  • up and down
  • zigzag
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How to use and fro in a sentence

Wycliffe translates the Vulgate: “And it as a modir onourid schal meete hym, and as a womman fro virgynyte schal take him.”
SOLOMON AND SOLOMONIC LITERATUREMONCURE DANIEL CONWAY
She also practises etching, pen-and-ink drawing, as well as crayon and water-color sketching.
WOMEN IN THE FINE ARTS, FROM THE SEVENTH CENTURY B.C. TO THE TWENTIETH CENTURY A.D.CLARA ERSKINE CLEMENT
No law of that country must exceed in words the number of letters in their alphabet, which consists only in two-and-twenty.
GULLIVER'S TRAVELSJONATHAN SWIFT
Five hundred of our fighting men are running to and fro between cliffs and sea carrying stones wherewith to improve our pier.
GALLIPOLI DIARY, VOLUME IIAN HAMILTON
He passed to and fro in the city without the least insult being offered him by any Spaniard.
THE PHILIPPINE ISLANDSJOHN FOREMAN
Mr. Spurrell came down to see a horse, and we shall be very glad to have the benefit of his opinion by-and-by.
PUNCH, OR THE LONDON CHARIVARI, VOLUME 107, NOVEMBER 3, 1894VARIOUS
They were eaten too quickly, in long gulps of four-and-twenty hours at a time.
KIPLING STORIES AND POEMS EVERY CHILD SHOULD KNOW, BOOK IIRUDYARD KIPLING
He walked over to the table and mixed two tumblers of whiskey-and-soda, wondering why he had not thought of it before.
ANCESTORSGERTRUDE ATHERTON
He paused, then mixed and drank another whiskey-and-soda, lit a cigarette, and resumed.
ANCESTORSGERTRUDE ATHERTON
The broad veranda was shaded by a clump of tall banana-trees, swaying to and fro in the gentle breeze.
ALILA, OUR LITTLE PHILIPPINE COUSINMARY HAZELTON WADE
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