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Hung Tao
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Post by Hung Tao » Sun Oct 24, 2004 11:45 am

Please tell me which phrase is correct:
1)Half a million dollars
2)A half million dollars
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Post by Alan » Mon Oct 25, 2004 7:02 am

Both. The second (plus hyphen) is the normal form in AmE.

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