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    Will17 is offline Senior Member
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    Cool 4 metres wide

    Hello,

    Are these sentences correct please? :

    -This stream is 4 metres wide.

    -My dog can jump over a 4-metre-wide stream.

    Thanks a lot for your help,

    Will

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    Re: 4 metres wide

    They are both correct.

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    Re: 4 metres wide

    ...And, in the second case, you could just say '...four-metre stream'. (I suppose it could be taken as referring to a stream that was four metres long, but in the real world that doesn't make much sense; and the other possible interpretation - '....four metres deep' - makes no sense at all, given what a stream is.

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