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    Smile ten minutes break

    Please, dear teachers, what phrases below are grammatically ok?

    Said the conference speaker:

    Let's give a ten minutes break
    Let's stop for ten minutes
    Let's give ten minutes of break.

    Is there a better way of saying that?

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    Default Re: ten minutes break

    Grammar is O.K., but usually you say:
    'Let us take a ten minutes break.'

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    Default Re: ten minutes break

    Quote Originally Posted by marciobarbalho View Post
    Please, dear teachers, what phrases below are grammatically ok?

    Said the conference speaker:

    Let's (have)(take)(give ourselves) a ten-minute break. (not "ten minutes break")
    Let's stop for ten minutes.
    Let's (have)(take)(give ourselves) ten minutes of break. grammatically but awkward and I would think not often said.

    Is there a better way of saying that? Let's (have)(take) a ten-minute break.
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