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    #1

    A fifty foot/feet high building....

    The things I know :- hyphenated combination is not made plural.But is the same thing valid without hyphen?
    e.g. :-Fifty-Dollar note.
    So which out of the following is/are correct?
    A:- Five-star hotel.
    B:- Five star hotel.
    C:- Five stars hotel.

    If C is wrong then Fifty feet high building should also be wrong in my opinion as we have not made star plural so why should we make foot plural.

    P.S.:-Single Adjective made up of two words will take both the words in singular form.Therefore "Fifty foot" being a single adjective should be used with singular form of foot that is foot.
    Please explain a bit.
    Last edited by Sahil Dhankhar; 29-Mar-2015 at 13:19.

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    #2

    Re: A fifty foot/feet high building....

    In your first set, A is correct for. But you will see B. C is incorrect.

    Fifty feet high building is incorrect.

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    #3

    Re: A fifty foot/feet high building....

    The building is fifty feet high.
    It is a fifty-foot high building.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    #4

    Re: A fifty foot/feet high building....

    Please tell which of the following is are correct?
    :-fifty foot rope
    :-fifty feet rope

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    #5

    Re: A fifty foot/feet high building....

    Neither is correct.

    Read post #3 again.

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