You might hear 'a half hour', but it would sound stilted. Post as a guest Name.
Mar 9, 2013. Or is there any other correct way of writing this?
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Very common: This applies to every noun in the English language that has a plural tense: An hour and a half or: That's how we usually say it if we use a ratio-type fraction. In Australia we say 'half an hour'. Unlock up to 50 results and other features by going premium. Existing questions.
Pagination 1. No, because while possibly legal, the use of the article "an" would be needed to make it sound like a native English speaker.
She drank half a bottle of wine. Thanks in advance! Home Questions Tags Users Unanswered. I also think it's poor form to encourage an English learner to say "one hour plus half an hour" which isn't used in everyday English.an unnamed song i wrote an hour ago (well.. half of it)
You could say "a half hour" or "half an hour". Source s: Maybe the only difference lies in habit or region.