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    How to write 59 year old man?

    Hello,

    If I want to use an adjective for someone and the adjective is his age how can I write it?

    "The fifty nine-year-old man was angry because of the result"

    Is this sentence correct?

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    Re: How to write 59 year old man?

    If you spell out 59, you need fifty-nine. It's a lot of hyphens, but it's correct. You can also write 59-year-old man.

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    Re: How to write 59 year old man?

    Quote Originally Posted by Barb_D View Post
    If you spell out 59, you need fifty-nine. It's a lot of hyphens, but it's correct. You can also write 59-year-old man.
    So, if I want to write he is fifty-nine years old, should I put a hyphen? Can't I write fifty nine years old without hyphen?

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    Re: How to write 59 year old man?

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