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    Default a half hour

    Isn't it "half an hour" not "a half hour", which I haven't seen before?

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    ex),,,Each Human Book can be borrowed for up to a half hour, and the meeting will happen inside the library...

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    Default Re: a half hour

    Quote Originally Posted by keannu View Post
    Isn't it "half an hour" not "a half hour", which I haven't seen before?

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    ex),,,Each Human Book can be borrowed for up to a half hour, and the meeting will happen inside the library...
    "a half hour" is not natural in that sentence.

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    Default Re: a half hour

    Quote Originally Posted by bhaisahab View Post
    "a half hour" is not natural in that sentence.
    That's acceptable in AusE.

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    Default Re: a half hour

    It is OK in AmE as well.

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