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    mouhamadyamin is offline Newbie
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    Default using (( five days , five days' , five-day ))

    hi

    i'm Mohammad and i'm new here

    i have a problem by how to use them and when i use them ...

    so plz help me >>>

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    pyoung is offline Senior Member
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    Default Re: using (( five days , five days' , five-day ))

    Quote Originally Posted by mouhamadyamin View Post
    hi

    i'm Mohammad and i'm new here

    i have a problem by how to use them and when i use them ...

    so plz help me >>>
    Dear mouhamadyamin:

    Five days
    Used when you are simply talking about this number of days:
    After five days of rain, we were ready for some sunshine.

    Five days'
    Used when you consider something as 'belonging' to the five days
    In five days' time, the snow had nearly gone.

    Five-day
    Used when you consider 'five-day' as a single modifier:
    We planned to attend the five-day seminar.

    I hope this is helpful,

    Petra

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