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    Cool a10 hours' contract

    Hello!

    Which phrase is best, please?

    - A contract of ten hours

    -A 10-hour contract

    -A 10 hours' contract

    Thank you very much.
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    Re: a10 hours' contract

    Quote Originally Posted by Will17 View Post
    Hello!

    Which phrase is best, please?

    - A contract of ten hours

    -A 10-hour contract

    -A 10 hours' contract

    Thank you very much.
    W
    "A ten-hour contract" is the most natural.

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    Re: a10 hours' contract

    As for the last one, should it be used with or without the indefinite article?

    a 10 hours' contract / a three weeks' holiday etc
    or
    10 hours' contract / three weeks' holiday etc ?

    It seems to me only the latter is correct, but I won't be surprised to learn the opposite.

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    Re: a10 hours' contract

    Quote Originally Posted by Verona_82 View Post
    As for the last one, should it be used with or without the indefinite article?

    a 10 hours' contract / a three weeks' holiday etc
    or
    10 hours' contract / three weeks' holiday etc ?

    It seems to me only the latter is correct, but I won't be surprised to learn the opposite.
    You are right, no article.

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