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keen learner

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Which is correct?
1. I am going on a two week holiday.
2. I am going on two week holiday.
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1 is correct.
 

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I'm sorry to butt in, but if I may ask...
Should the two words be hyphenated?
I'm going on a two-week holiday.
 

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It can either be hyphenated or without a hyphen, the meaning is the same.
 

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I would hyphenate it.
 

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I would hyphenate it.

So would I.

I am going on a two-week holiday.
I am going on two weeks' holiday.
I am going on holiday for two weeks.
 
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