Which one is correct? "I have a two days' holiday." or "I have two days' holiday." Is the "a" in first sentence necessary?
Jan 22, 2017 1:04 AM
Answers · 3
The 'a' in the first sentence is wrong. You can't have both 'a' and the 's in the same noun phrase. This is because 'a' is an indefinite determiner and 's makes the noun phrase definite. You have two options for a correct sentence. You can either say "I have a two-day holiday" or you can say "I have two days' holiday".
January 22, 2017
Actually "I have a two day holiday" is more common.
January 22, 2017
It should be "I have a two day holiday.".
January 22, 2017
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