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Big Numbers!


It is important to know how to say big numbers in English! Here are some interesting examples:
215 two hundred and fifteen (UK)
two hundred fifteen (US)
2,150,638 two million, one hundred and fifty thousand, six hundred and thirty-eight (UK)
two million, one hundred fifty thousand, six hundred thirty-eight (US)
Note: In British English (UK), hundreds and thousands are separated by 'and'.

Singular please!

Hundred, thousand, million and billion never take a final s when preceded by a figure or number (one, two, three, ...) or in expressions of the type a few / several / dozen:

two million euros (not two millions euros)
three hundred and ten pounds (not three hundreds and ten pounds)

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