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    Foot or Feet

    Two days back I read a news related to the tsunam which was,
    A-23 foot and 23 foot. I think this is 23feet because of this is plural word.
    But I couldn't understand "A-23 foot"

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    Re: Foot or Feet

    Quote Originally Posted by edmondjanet View Post
    Two days back I read a news related to the tsunam which was,
    A-23 foot and 23 foot. I think this is 23feet because of this is plural word.
    But I couldn't understand "A-23 foot"
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    A 23-foot wave = a wave of 23 feet high.

    When a numeral with an accompanying noun (in this case, 23 + feet) is used attributively (like an adjective) before another noun, you normally hyphenate the numeral and noun, and make the noun singular (not 23-feet, but 23-foot).

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