two hundreds or two hundred?

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I am comfusing to use s in currency note. Which one is right. Thanks

Q: two hundreds or two hundred
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I gave him two hundreds. - only if it was two $100 dollar notes, not any other combination of notes adding up to $200.

We use the single version of hundred and thousand in numbers, not just with currency. Three hundred apples. Four thousand dollars.
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It depends on what follows.

You can say, " I gave him two hundred dollars". (This is usually preferred.)

OR

I gave two hundreds.
Full Member121
Anonymous:
Two hundred is right.

You can use hundreds just in one case. Hundreds of.
Anonymous:
what about 250 (as a number). some people say "two hundreds and fifty"
Anonymous:
Incorrect usage.
Anonymous:
I like many hundreds OMG me r very smart!!! me love u long time Emotion: smile
Anonymous:
two hundred
Anonymous:
to write in a check three hundred forty only
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