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    Default <an> extra / further / additional

    Hello,

    I'm wondering if the following sentences are OK:

    (1) We're planning to open an extra 5 stores.
    (2) We're planning to open an additional 5 stores.
    (3) We're planning to open a further 5 stores.

    (4) We're planning to open 5 extra stores
    (5) We're planning to open 5 addtional stores.
    (6) We're planning to open 5 further stores.

    Thank you.

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    Default Re: <an> extra / further / additional

    They all seem fine to me (apart from addtional in #5). I prefer 'further' and 'additional' to 'extra'.

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    Default Re: <an> extra / further / additional

    Thank you, fivejedjohn. But..... considering extra / further / additional are adjectives, what does the article in 1-3 refer to?

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    Default Re: <an> extra / further / additional

    Quote Originally Posted by Verona_82 View Post
    Thank you, fivejedjohn. But..... considering extra / further / additional are adjectives, what does the article in 1-3 refer to?
    Hmm. That's caught me. Back soon.

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    Default Re: <an> extra / further / additional

    Clive seems to have the answer: Use of "an" before a plural, modified noun

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