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  1. B45
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    Which one is right: I'd like to stay there one and a half week/one and a half weeks.

    Which one is right:

    I'd like to stay there one and a half week/one and a half weeks.

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    Re: Which one is right: I'd like to stay there one and a half week/one and a half we

    Is "one and a half" more than one?
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    Re: Which one is right: I'd like to stay there one and a half week/one and a half we

    Yes.

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    Re: Which one is right: I'd like to stay there one and a half week/one and a half we

    Can you now answer your question? In my opinion, "a week and a half" is more frequently heard.

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    Re: Which one is right: I'd like to stay there one and a half week/one and a half we

    Quote Originally Posted by Batman45 View Post
    Yes.
    So when there is more than one of something, do we use the singular or the plural?
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    Re: Which one is right: I'd like to stay there one and a half week/one and a half we

    Plural.

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    Re: Which one is right: I'd like to stay there one and a half week/one and a half we

    So the answer to your original question is ...
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    Re: Which one is right: I'd like to stay there one and a half week/one and a half we

    I'd like to stay there one and a half weeks.

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    Re: Which one is right: I'd like to stay there one and a half week/one and a half we

    Yes! Note that in an exam situation, it would be better to say "I'd like to stay there for ...".

    As riquecohen already said, "I'd like to stay there for a week and a half" is more natural and common. You can also say "I'd like to stay there for ten/eleven days" (one and a half weeks is ten and a half days, an unlikely length of stay).
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