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    Will17 is offline Senior Member
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    Wink 6 weeks

    Hello there!

    Can we say:

    -A 6 weeks' break?

    Thank you
    W

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    Default Re: 6 weeks

    I would prefer to say/write it as, "We are taking a six-week break."

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    Default Re: 6 weeks

    Or "We are taking six weeks' break".

    But I prefer Bill's too!

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    Default Re: 6 weeks

    Quote Originally Posted by emsr2d2 View Post
    Or "We are taking six weeks' break".

    But I prefer Bill's too!

    Can we also say: "We are taking a six weeks' break"?

    Thank you

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    Default Re: 6 weeks

    Quote Originally Posted by TheParser View Post
    Can we also say: "We are taking a six weeks' break"?

    Thank you
    No. Drop 'a'.

    take a (six-week) break -- note the dash
    take six week's break -- note the lack thereof

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    Default Re: 6 weeks

    take a six-week break
    take a long break

    take a six week's break
    take a his break

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