[Idiom] 6 weeks

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Will17

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Hello there!

Can we say:

-A 6 weeks' break?

Thank you
W
 

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I would prefer to say/write it as, "We are taking a six-week break."
 

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Or "We are taking six weeks' break".

But I prefer Bill's too!
 

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Can we also say: "We are taking a six weeks' break"?

Thank you

No. Drop 'a'.

take a (six-week) break -- note the dash
take six week's break -- note the lack thereof
 

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take a six-week break :tick:
take a long break :tick:

take a six week's break :cross:
take a his break :cross:
 
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