3 times a year / 3 times per year

Discussion in 'Spanish-English Grammar / Gramática Español-Inglés' started by pepformance, Mar 11, 2011.

  1. pepformance Member

    català (valencià)
    which expression is better?

    3 times a year or 3 times per year

    thank you
  2. Gareth_Rhys New Member

    Spanish Spanish, Briitish English
    I would say 3 times per year is more formal and less common
  3. Dale123456 Senior Member

    England UK
    Both are fine to use, but we generally use:

    3 times a year.
  4. pepformance Member

    català (valencià)
    thanks for your help
  5. andy919 New Member

    New York, USA
    English (USA)
    Agreed. I always use "3 times a year," unless I'm speaking very fomally.

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