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    Question How to write large money amounts

    Am wondering if a one hundred and thirty-five million dollar company should be written like that or using digits: $135 million company?

    Also, should there be more hyphens in it if it should be written out?

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    Default Re: How to write large money amounts

    I'd use figures not words there. If written in words, then you should add hyphens:
    one-hundred-and-thirty-five-million-dollar
    Generally we write larger figures as words. Smaller number are often written as words- some say from one to ten, others say up to twenty.

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    Exclamation Re: How to write large money amounts

    Thank you for your reply.

    So it should be

    This $135 million company...

    right?

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    Default Re: How to write large money amounts

    I'd hypenate it because it's still functioning adjectivally.

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