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Correct spelling: foreground


Definition of foreground:

  1. The space or expanse of a picture which seems to lie before the figures.

Common misspellings for foreground:

forground, foregtound, foregrounding, foregound, forgroung, frontground.

Google Ngram Viewer results for foreground:

This graph shows how "foreground" have occurred between 1800 and 2008 in a corpus of English books.

Examples of usage for foreground:

  1. That which was in the foreground of their life is now in the background or in the middle distance of yours. "A Short History of the Book of Common Prayer" , William Reed Huntington.
  2. That long- lost tree, the graceful Acacia pendula, received us in the foreground, and open plains, blended with waving lines of wood, extended far into bluey distance, beyond which an azure coronet of mountains of romantic forms, terminated the charming landscape. "Journal of an Expedition into the Interior of Tropical Australia In Search of a Route from Sydney to the Gulf of Carpentaria (1848) by Lt. Col. Sir Thomas Livingstone Mitchell Kt. D.C.L. (1792-1855) Surveyor-General of New South Wales" , Thomas Mitchell.
  3. There was a fallen tree in the foreground, near the spot from which the sketch seemed to have been made. "Long Ago, Far Away" , William Fitzgerald Jenkins AKA Murray Leinster.

Quotes for foreground:

  1. I've gradually risen from lower -class background to lower -class foreground. - Marvin Cohen
  2. Investigations during the last few decades have brought hydrogen instead of carbon, and instead of CO2 water, the mother of all life, into the foreground. - Albert Szent-Gyorgyi
  3. There is in my work a very strong religious foreground and background. In the later work some of that tends to diminish, but it's certainly present in the early work. - Chaim Potok
  4. We have as many planes of speech as does a painting planes of perspective which create perspective in a phrase. The most important word stands out most vividly defined in the very foreground of the sound plane. Less important words create a series of deeper planes. - Konstantin Stanislavisky
  5. I have sympathy for young people, for their growing pains, but I balk when these growing pains are pushed into the foreground, when you make these young people the only vehicles of life's wisdom. - Wislawa Szymborska
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