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    One apple and a half are

    One apple and a half are left on the table.

    Is the above sentence used by native speakers?

    Thanks in advance.
    Last edited by Tan Elaine; 14-May-2009 at 03:30. Reason: One apple and a half are


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    Re: One apple and a half are

    Tan Elaine,

    "One apple and a half"
    This sounds good to me.

    half - Definition from Longman English Dictionary Online
    !! Do not say 'one and half', 'two and half' etc. Say one and a half, two and a half etc
    She is two and a half years old.

    I would say: "There is an apple and a half left on the table."

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    Re: One apple and a half are

    Quote Originally Posted by tan elaine View Post
    one apple and a half are left on the table.

    Is the above sentence used by native speakers? it's not wrong, but 'an apple and a half are left on the table.' is more common; the words flow better.

    'one and a half apples are left on the table.' is also correct.

    thanks in advance.
    2006

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