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    minute vs minutes

    do we say:
    - I have a 5 minutes presentation
    OR
    - I have a 5 minutes presentation?

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    Re: minute vs minutes

    Quote Originally Posted by Daniellll View Post
    do we say:
    - I have a 5 minutes presentation
    OR
    - I have a 5 minutes presentation?
    When it's used as an adjective like this, we remove the "s", but we use a hyphen.

    I have a five-minute presentation.
    My presentation lasts five minutes.

    I'm taking a four-week holiday.
    I'm going on holiday for four weeks.

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