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  1. Odessa Dawn's Avatar
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    4444

    Can I read 4444 four four or should read them one by one?

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    Re: 4444

    One thing you can't read 4444 out as is four four, though four fours is possible.

    Depending on what the number is, there are different ways in which we can say it, including:

    four four four four
    four fours
    double four double four
    four thousand, four hundred and forty four.

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    Re: 4444

    Quote Originally Posted by Odessa Dawn View Post
    Can I read 4444 four four or should read them one by one?
    I agree with 5jj. In addition, particularly if this were a building number, one could say "forty-four forty-four.

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    Re: 4444

    Quote Originally Posted by MikeNewYork View Post
    I agree with 5jj. In addition, particularly if this were a building number, one could say "forty-four forty-four.
    Or a phone number.

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    Re: 4444

    Quote Originally Posted by SoothingDave View Post
    Or a phone number.
    That would not be common in BrE. The most common one for us in telephone numbers is double four, double four.

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    Re: 4444

    Quote Originally Posted by 5jj View Post
    That would not be common in BrE. The most common one for us in telephone numbers is double four, double four.
    Yes, this is "quadruple four", but for phone numbers we generally don't go past triples. 444 is "triple four".

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