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    The Numbers

    Hi, there
    Would you please tell me if "and" can be left out or should be crossed out in the following numbers?
    A) one hundred and nine
    B) one thousand and nine
    C) one thousand and nine hundred
    Thank you for your help.


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    Exclamation Re: The Numbers

    As far as I know in British English you can't elide in this case.I'm not sure if in American English it is correct
    Quote Originally Posted by lisa666 View Post
    Hi, there
    Would you please tell me if "and" can be left out or should be crossed out in the following numbers?
    A) one hundred and nine
    B) one thousand and nine
    C) one thousand and nine hundred
    Thank you for your help.

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    Re: The Numbers

    Quote Originally Posted by lisa666 View Post
    Hi, there
    Would you please tell me if "and" can be left out or should be crossed out in the following numbers?
    A) one hundred and nine Perhaps in AmE.
    B) one thousand and nine Perhaps in AmE.
    C) one thousand and nine hundred Yes. We don't put 'and' between thousands and hundreds.
    Thank you for your help.
    1,564,349
    One million, five hundred and sixty-four thousand, three hundred and forty-nine.

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    Re: The Numbers

    Thanks for your help.

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