One-third / Two-thirds / Three-thirds


Be careful !
# two-third is not correct
# One-thirds is not correct

for practicing more, check the bellow site

>> A third, like any other unit of measurement, is dependent on the number of units described. For example, we describe ‘one apple’ and ‘two apples’. The same goes for fractional units. ‘one third’ is simply a single unit of ‘third’. Two or more and we use ‘thirds’; hence, ‘two-thirds’ is the correct usage.


@ What is two thirds of one dozen?

– one dozen is 12 one third of 12 is 12 divided by 3. That = 4. So 2 thirds is 4 multiplied by 2 = 8. two thirds of one dozen is 8

About the author / 

Mohammad Naderi

Leave a reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *




Telegram Group

We have an English group in Telegram application which has more than 150 people right now. Everybody can join this group. We are there to share our knowledge including words, phrases, idioms, examples, pictures, videos and what not. Everybody can ask question ... the only thing is that Chit-chat is forbidden there

Check bellow link for more info:
Telegram English Channel

Free IELTS speaking class

I run IELTS speaking courses as a free. everybody can join us. Just call me before attending.
+98 935 3210118

every Sundays - 18 to 20:30

Iran, Tehran, North Sohrevardi St, Apadana St (for detail address call me)

RSS Phrasal

RSS Quotes

About me

My name is Mohammad. I am interested in English. I want to write my notes in English here and share them. you can always call me via my number:

+98 935 3210118