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Hello. I would like to know which grammar rule or exception is the base for the following: When numbers are used as determinants, they are written before the noun (e.g. one house, two doors) but when the number refers to one of a numbered, finite collection of items, such as gates at an airport or rooms in a hotel, they are written after the noun (e.g. gate two, room five). I think I have the correct concept, but I can't look it up in a grammar book or the internet for clarification because I can't remember what the construction, case or grammar rule/exception is called. Thanks for your help.
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