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    Default I'm 4,5 years old

    If I'm 4,5 years old, is it correct to say:
    I'm four and a half.

    Should I say:
    1.I'm four and a half years old
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    2.I'm four and a half year old

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    Default Re: I'm 4,5 years old

    Quote Originally Posted by angelene001 View Post
    If I'm 4,5 (It's 4.5 in English, 'four point five') years old, is it correct to say:
    I'm four and a half. Yes

    Should I say:
    1.I'm four and a half years old Correct, but not necessary
    or
    2.I'm four and a half year old Incorrect
    ps. Congratulations on your ability to type correct English. Pretty impressive for a four-and-a-half-year-old.
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    Default Re: I'm 4,5 years old

    Quote Originally Posted by 5jj View Post
    ps. Congratulations on your ability to type correct English. Pretty impressive for a four-and-a-half-year-old.
    I wish I was that young :)
    Thanks for your help

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    Default Re: I'm 4,5 years old

    Quote Originally Posted by angelene001 View Post
    I wish I was that young. :)
    Thanks for your help.
    Don't forget to end every sentence with a single appropriate punctuation mark.
    Remember - correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing make posts much easier to read.

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    Default Re: I'm 4,5 years old

    1. Is correct.

    Quote Originally Posted by angelene001 View Post
    If I'm 4,5 years old, is it correct to say:
    I'm four and a half.

    Should I say:
    1.I'm four and a half years old
    or
    2.I'm four and a half year old

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    Default Re: I'm 4,5 years old

    Quote Originally Posted by emsr2d2 View Post
    Don't forget to end every sentence with a single appropriate punctuation mark.
    Oh, I'm sorry. I will remember next time.

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    Default Re: I'm 4,5 years old

    A person of that age would probably say 'I'm nearly 5'; my daughter would have said 'I'll be 6 next year'.

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    Default Re: I'm 4,5 years old

    I think the younger we are, the prouder we are of those little fractions.

    I'm three and three-eighths.
    I'm two and a quarter.
    I'm five and three-quarters.

    The older we get, the less we take any notice.
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    Default Re: I'm 4,5 years old

    I'm fifty and quite a lot of months. (203, actually)
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    Default Re: I'm 4,5 years old

    Quote Originally Posted by 5jj View Post
    I'm fifty and quite a lot of months. (203, actually)
    I used to say I was thirty-something, hexadecimal (base 16). Come to think of it, I still am - just 3D.

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