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.


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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 — Ⅰ. ► and so forth and so on. Main Entry: ↑forth Ⅱ. ► and so on (or forth) and similar things; et cetera. Main Entry: ↑so …   English terms dictionary

  • 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 — • and so forth • 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 …   Словарь американских идиом

  • and so forth — adverb continuing in the same way (Freq. 4) • Syn: ↑and so on, ↑etcetera, ↑etc. * * *  ̷ ̷ˈ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ also  ̷ ̷ˈ ̷ ̷ˈ ̷ ̷ phrasal : and others or more of the same or similar kind …   Useful english dictionary

  • and so on and so forth — and so on or and so forth (or as one phrase and so on and so forth) 1. And more of the same or the like 2. And the rest of it • • • Main Entry: ↑so …   Useful english dictionary

  • and so on (and so forth) — and ˈso forth | and ˈso on (and ˈso forth) idiom used at the end of a list to show that it continues in the same way • We discussed everything when to go, what to see and so on. Main entry: ↑soidiom …   Useful english dictionary

  • and so forth — and so on. → forth …   English new terms dictionary

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