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English date:How to write the small letters after the number


You probably already know to write the date in English: (American English)

 

 

 

Monday, April 25th 2020

Thursday, May, 21st 2016

 

 

But how can I choose the red part?

It's very easy

 

Monday, April 25th 2020

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Monday, the twenty-fifth of April 2020 

 

1st, 2nd, 3rd are ordinal numbers - numbers which allow us to define a thing's position in a series.

You should learn them. They are below:

1stfirst
2ndsecond
3rdthird (from 'three')
4thfourth
5thfifth (from 'five')
6thsixth
7thseventh
8theighth (ONE 't')
9thninth (NO 'e')
10thtenth
11th eleventh
12th twelfth (from 'two')
13th thirteenth
14thfourteenth
15thfifteenth
16thsixteenth
17thseventeenth
18theighteenth
19thnineteenth
20thtwentieth (Warning: -y => -i)

 

21sttwenty-first
22ndtwenty-second
23rdtwenty-third
24thtwenty-fourth
25thtwenty-fifth
26thtwenty-sixth
27thtwenty-seventh
28thtwenty-eighth (one 't')
29thtwenty-ninth (NO 'e')
30ththirtieth
31stthirty-first

 

Monday, April 24.. 2036

The number ends in "-th". The correct spelling is:

Monday, April 24th 2036
(Monday, the twenty-fourth of April 2036)

 

Be careful with these ordinal numbers: 11th, 12th and 13th.

Good luck!



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