Part of speech: preposition


Part of speech: adverb

Away from; back.

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Usage examples "fro":

  1. There was disturbance among the fighting pairs; some staying with each other, some changing- running to and fro- charging at odd angles. - "Son of Power", Will Levington Comfort and Zamin Ki Dost.
  2. Herr von Osternau had begun to pace the room to and fro as he spoke. - "Quicksands", Adolph Streckfuss.
  3. The children had been packed off to a neighbor's house before, and he himself had been to and fro all night and was tired out- to the priest's house at Homerton, to the doctor's, and to the parish nurse. - "None Other Gods", Robert Hugh Benson.