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    I got a/one hundred on today's English test.

    1. I got a hundred on today's English test.
    2. I got one hundred on today's English test.
    3. I got full marks on today's English test.
    Are the above sentences interchangeable?

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    #2

    Re: I got a/one hundred on today's English test.

    Quote Originally Posted by sitifan View Post
    1. I got a hundred on today's English test.
    2. I got one hundred on today's English test.
    3. I got full marks on today's English test.
    Are the above sentences interchangeable?
    1 and 2 have the same meaning in AmE, though I prefer 1.
    3 would not be common in AmE.

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    #3

    Re: I got a/one hundred on today's English test.

    All three are fine in BrE.

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    Re: I got a/one hundred on today's English test.

    They're all fine but they don't necessarily mean the same thing.

    I got full marks = I got one hundred per cent.


    If you just say "I got a hundred on the test", we don't know how well you did. It might have been possible to get a mark of 300, in which case you didn't do very well at all. If it was only possible to get 100, then you did very well indeed.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    Re: I got a/one hundred on today's English test.

    Quote Originally Posted by emsr2d2 View Post
    They're all fine but they don't necessarily mean the same thing.

    I got full marks = I got one hundred per cent.


    If you just say "I got a hundred on the test", we don't know how well you did. It might have been possible to get a mark of 300, in which case you didn't do very well at all. If it was only possible to get 100, then you did very well indeed.
    In American English that would be understood to be 100%.

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    Re: I got a/one hundred on today's English test.

    In BrE, you can also say in today's test.

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