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dido4



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PostPosted: Tue Dec 18, 2018 2:05 am    Post subject: 3.5 thousand Reply with quote

I will spend US$3,500 on the jacket.
I will spend three thousand five hundred US dollars on the jacket.

Can I rewrite the sentence like this?

I will spend 3.5 thousand on the jacket.

Is 3.5 thousand correct?
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Lorikeet



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PostPosted: Tue Dec 18, 2018 10:17 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Technically yes (with dollars), but not in normal speech, I think. We might say "three and a half thousand dollars" though.
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