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    Default adding "s" after the word "percent" in this sentence

    Do I need to add "s" after the word "percent" in this sentence :"He completes the test with one hundred percents"?
    And do we need to add "s" after "percent" when we talk about percentage that is plural (more than one percent)?
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    Default Re: adding "s" after the word "percent" in this sentence

    We never pluralise "percent". It means "out of [each] one hundred".

    We can use "percentage" or "percentages" if we need the noun, but a score is always given as "ten percent", "fifty percent" etc.

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    Default Re: adding "s" after the word "percent" in this sentence

    Quote Originally Posted by trueheart_205 View Post
    Do I need to add "s" after the word "percent" in this sentence :"He completes the test with one hundred percents"?
    You don't need to and mustn't.

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