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    He pays his three dollars

    Just curious as whether this sentence requires three dollars or three dollar: He pays his three dollars entry at the window, proceeding to the back of the sparsely populated theater to take a seat.

    Thanks for your assistance.

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    Re: He pays his three dollars

    Quote Originally Posted by Kathy Cohen View Post
    I'm just curious as to whether this sentence requires "three dollars" or "three dollar": He pays his three dollars entry at the window, proceeding to the back of the sparsely populated theater to take a seat.

    Thanks for your assistance.
    Welcome to the forum.

    First, note that I have changed your thread title so that it is relevant to your post. Thread titles should include some/all of the words you are querying.

    You can say either "He pays the three-dollar entry [fee] ..." or "He pays three dollars to enter ...".
    Note that I would use "the", not "his" in relation to "fee".
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    Re: He pays his three dollars

    Is this a sentence from a novel/short story? If so, it's fine as it is.
    “Every miserable fool who has nothing at all of which he can be proud, adopts as a last resource pride in the nation to which he belongs; he is ready and happy to defend all its faults and follies tooth and nail, thus reimbursing himself for his own inferiority.”

    — Arthur Schopenhauer

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