Sandals Women's Toe Heels Low Solid Black CA18LB04830 Zipper Open Pu WeenFashion 8nqU1RWOq Sandals Women's Toe Heels Low Solid Black CA18LB04830 Zipper Open Pu WeenFashion 8nqU1RWOq Sandals Women's Toe Heels Low Solid Black CA18LB04830 Zipper Open Pu WeenFashion 8nqU1RWOq Sandals Women's Toe Heels Low Solid Black CA18LB04830 Zipper Open Pu WeenFashion 8nqU1RWOq Sandals Women's Toe Heels Low Solid Black CA18LB04830 Zipper Open Pu WeenFashion 8nqU1RWOq Sandals Women's Toe Heels Low Solid Black CA18LB04830 Zipper Open Pu WeenFashion 8nqU1RWOq
Got it!

This website uses cookies to ensure you get the best experience on our website Dancing Outdoor Ballroom Glitter Women's Lace GIY Adult Morden Tango Sandals Heel Salsa Black Shoes Latin Dance OFqnSfvw

Boots Mid Fab Closed Calf Womens Toe Combat Just Breann Cognac qX78d8w
    Purple Women's Jeans Sandal Krish Strap T Joe's nqBfY5CqBoots Womens Fashion Black Leather Fisher Marc 5 Coddy Ankle 8 Size 6vBTwx
Results 1 to 5 of 5

Sandals Women's Toe Heels Low Solid Black CA18LB04830 Zipper Open Pu WeenFashion 8nqU1RWOq

  1. Junior Member
    Student or Learner
      • Native Language:
      • Tagalog
      • Home Country:
      • Philippines
      • Current Location:
      • Philippines

    • Join Date: May 2011
    • Posts: 73
    #1

    One third vs. One-third

    What can a hyphen between one and third do in the phrase One third of the population?

    Which is the correct usage of One third in that sentence, with the hyphen or without?


    Thank you!

  2. VIP Member
    Student or Learner
      • Low CA18LB04830 Toe Pu WeenFashion Heels Black Sandals Open Women's Solid Zipper Native Language:
      • Polish
      • Heels Solid CA18LB04830 Toe Women's Sandals Black Low Open Pu Zipper WeenFashion Home Country:
      • Low Black WeenFashion CA18LB04830 Sandals Zipper Women's Heels Toe Pu Open Solid Poland
      • Current Location:
      • Poland

    • Join Date: Jul 2010
    • Posts: 5,098
    #2

    Re: One third vs. One-third

    Originally Posted by Yura Reiri
    What can a hyphen between one and third do in the phrase One third of the population?

    I am not sure what you are asking. A hyphen can do nothing in my opinion. It's just a symbol.
    Style Low Women's Rubber Curves toe Boots Blackfloral Bottom AmoonyFashion Closed with toe Round heels and OqwAXdS

    Which is the correct usage of One third in that sentence, with the hyphen or without?
    In your phrase (note that "one third of the population" isn't a sentence -- it's a phrase) no hyphen is right.

  3. Junior Member
    Zipper Black CA18LB04830 Low WeenFashion Open Solid Toe Heels Women's Pu Sandals Interested in Language
      • Native Language:
      • German
      • Home Country:
      • Germany
      • Current Location:
      • Germany

    • Join Date: Jun 2011
    • Posts: 90

    Re: One third vs. One-third

    Not a teacher

    The spelling with the hyphen is the correct one according to the dictionaries I've checked. However you will find plenty versions without the "-" if you google it, but that doesn't mean it is correct.

    Hopefully a teacher can give you more information.

    P.S.: To my knowdlege: only if it is an adjectival phrase use a hyphen.
    Last edited by Michael84; 20-Jun-2011 at 14:15. Reason: P.S.:

  4. VIP Member
    Student or Learner
      • Native Language:
      • Polish
      • Home Country:
      • Poland
      • Current Location:
      • Poland

    • Join Date: Jul 2010
    • Posts: 5,098
    #4

    Re: One third vs. One-third

    Originally Posted by Michael84
    The spelling with the hyphen is the correct one according to the dictionaries I've checked. However you will find plenty versions without the "-" if you google it, but that doesn't mean it is correct.
    From Wikipedia:

    Fractions as modifiers are hyphenated: "five-eighths inches", but if numerator or denominator are already hyphenated, the fraction itself does not take a hyphen: "a thirty-three thousandth part". (Fractions used as nouns have no hyphens: "I ate only one third of the pie.")

  5. Moderator
    Retired English Teacher
      • Native Language:
      • English
      • Home Country:
      • England
      • Current Location:
      • England

    • Join Date: Jun 2010
    • Posts: 26,377
    #5

    Re: One third vs. One-third

    This question is discussed at length here:
    Black Solid Heels Toe Low Sandals WeenFashion Zipper CA18LB04830 Women's Pu Open

    One third/one-third - WordReference Forums

    Rover

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You WeenFashion Black Pu Low Women's Heels Open CA18LB04830 Zipper Sandals Toe Solid may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •