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    #1

    My birthday is the fifth of January or....

    My birthday is the fifth of January or My birthday is on the fifth of January.

    Which is correct?
    Hello everyone. My Name is Noppanat. I'm from Thailand.

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    #2

    Re: My birthday is the fifth of January or....

    Quote Originally Posted by noppanat View Post
    My birthday is the fifth of January or My birthday is on the fifth of January.

    Which is correct?
    Usually, the first.

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    #3

    Re: My birthday is the fifth of January or....

    Remember that you can change the order too.

    My birthday is on January the fifth.
    My birthday is January the fifth.

    Note that we would normally write "My birthday is on January 5th" but when we read that sentence aloud, we would say "January the fifth".
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    #4

    Re: My birthday is the fifth of January or....

    Quote Originally Posted by emsr2d2 View Post
    Remember that you can change the order too.

    My birthday is on January the fifth.
    My birthday is January the fifth.

    Note that we would normally write "My birthday is on January 5th" but when we read that sentence aloud, we would say "January the fifth".
    There is nothing wrong with saying January the fifth, but in AmE, January 5th would be said very commonly.

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