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Could you possibly help me say the years? Is there any principle for saying years in English?
In 1995 ,we say : in Nineteen ninety five
In 2002, we say: two thousand two
How abow the following?
in 1045 :
in 927 :
in 512 BC:
Thank you in advance
Ten forty-five or one thousand forty-five
Nine twenty-seven or nine hundred twenty-seven
Five twelve bee cee or five hundred twelve bee cee.
512 BC – five hundred and twelve BCE
608 – six oh eight or six hundred and eight
927 – nine twenty seven or nine hundred and twenty-seven
1002 – ten oh two
1045 – ten forty-five (not ‘one thousand (and) forty-five’)
1908 – nineteen oh eight (my grandfather used to say ‘nineteen ought eight’)
2002 – two thousand (and) two
2012 – twenty twelve.
Ali Mbut is it formal to use the word *oh*. Both in speaking and writing?It is not used in writing at all (excerpt in dialog).
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