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Hi,

Which of the following 2 expressions is correct(if at all any one is correct) -

1. A two days' visit
2. A two day's visit

Can someone please explain which is wrong and why?
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The usual solution to that problem is something different from either of those.

a two-day visit
a five-dollar bill
a three-mile stretch of road
a seven-year limit
an eight-foot drop

CJ
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MaverickKHi,

1. A two days' visit
2. A two day's visit

Can someone please explain which is wrong and why?

Two days is plural. Therefore: It was [a] two days' visit. The article can be omitted since the genitive is such a "strong" structure that an indefinite article seldom modifies a noun that comes after a noun in the genitive.

CB