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    Marcilene maria is offline Newbie
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    Question Numbers used as adjectives

    Hi,IŽd like to know about Expressions of numbers used as adjectives and how I use it.

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    Re: Numbers used as adjectives

    Your question is a little unclear. What do you mean by "expressions of numbers"? Could you give examples?

    In general, numbers are either nouns (The total is 175. I need ten of those pencils. Does that say 5 or 3?) or adjectives (There are 35 students in this class.).

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    Re: Numbers used as adjectives

    ----- I am not an ESL teacher -----

    Quote Originally Posted by Marcilene maria View Post
    Hi,IŽd like to know about Expressions of numbers used as adjectives and how I use it.

    Thanks!
    From an ESL book:

    Example:
    A cruise that lasts three days: a three-day cruise

    Now it is your turn:
    a shark that is four meters long: _____________________________
    a cruise ship that carries 3,000 passengers: _____________________
    a trip that lasts ten days: __________________

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