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    A or no A

    Example:

    1. We only had five minutes’ talk
    2. We only had a five minutes’ talk

    Which one is correct and why? Thank you in advance.

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    Re: A or no A

    Quote Originally Posted by shatilof View Post
    Example:

    1. We only had five minutes’ talk
    2. We only had a five-minute’ talk

    Which one is correct and why? Thank you in advance.
    Now they are both correct.

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    Re: A or no A

    Shouldn't they both be with "a"?

    1. We only had a five minutes’ talk
    2. We only had a five-minute talk

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    Re: A or no A

    Quote Originally Posted by shatilof View Post
    Shouldn't it be with "a"?

    1. We only had a five minutes’ talk
    2. We only had a five-minute talk
    #1 is incorrect.

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