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    #1

    pages

    Which of the following expressions is NOT acceptable?
    pages seven and eight
    pages seven to eight
    pages seven through eight
    pp 7 & 8
    pp 7&8
    pp 7-8
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    #2

    Re: pages

    The third does not work in British English.

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    #3

    Re: pages

    Nor in AmE. We don't use "through" with two items.

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    #4

    Re: pages

    I wouldn't use 'to' between two consecutive pages.

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    #5

    Re: pages

    Quote Originally Posted by Rover_KE View Post
    I wouldn't use 'to' between two consecutive pages.
    Neither would I, but I hesitate to say that it's not acceptable.

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    #6

    Re: pages

    Which is correct: pp 7 & 8(with a space before and after &) or pp 7&8(withot a space before and after &)?
    Last edited by sitifan; 13-Sep-2015 at 04:43.
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    #7

    Re: pages

    I would use the spaces.

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